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UF/IFAS Extension
Leon County

UF/IFAS Leon Extension is a federal, state, and county partnership throughout Florida, with the mission to improve our lives by developing knowledge in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life.

Contact

marcusb@ufl.edu
(850) 606-5200
615 Paul Russell Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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It’s Turkey Time: Thaw Your Turkey Safely
You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook

11/12/2019

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Summer Vegetables Pressure Canning Class
Carrots, peppers, okra - oh my! What are you going to do with all of those garden veggies this summer? Preserve them of course! Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples. This workshop will teach you the science behind safe food preservation and the proper method of canning low acid foods with a pressure canning demonstration

06/03/2019

Stop the Robocall Madness
I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers

06/21/2019

UF Professor Speaks at MKEI Symposium
Mattie M. Kelly Environmental Institute (MKEI) invited distinguished University of Florida guest speaker to take part in the MKEI Annual Symposium

11/14/2019

What’s For Dinner? Make Your Own Freezer Meals
You get home after a busy day and now it’s time to figure out what to make for dinner. You open the pantry and the refrigerator in a search for something to make for dinner

10/22/2019

Plan Ahead for Back to School Savings
It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for the back to school routine

07/31/2019

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    Stop the Robocall Madness
    I know I am not the only one fed up with the robocall madness. I no longer answer calls from numbers I do not recognize, and I block known scam numbers

    06/21/2019

    Upcoming Canning Class
    Food preservation is a nutritious and economical way to turn fresh foods into pantry staples!   This class will introduce the fundamentals of canning and build the skills you need to safely preserve food at home. Water Bath Canning ~ Tuesday, April 30th  - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  Learn the science and methods behind safe food preservation through water bath canning

    04/26/2019