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UF/IFAS Extension
Liberty County

The Liberty County Extension Office is located in Bristol Florida along the Apalachicola River. We are located in the Eastern time Zone.

Contact

liberty@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 643-2229
10405 NW Theo Jacobs Way
Bristol, FL 32321

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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World Heart Day
By Marie Arick UF/IFAS Extension Liberty County In these unusual times, embracing World Heart Day this September 29th could be more important than ever! The World Heart Federation uses this date to educate the world regarding cardiovascular diseases and the actions people can take to prevent or delay the onset of cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and stroke. The following is a simple three step action plan that one could

09/29/2020

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UPCOMING ONLINE CLASS: Cooking for 1 or 2
Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 12:00pm EDT to learn a few tips, tricks, and strategies for making healthy, balanced meals for 1 or 2 people. There is no fee for this class, but you MUST pre-register to participate

10/15/2020

July is UV Safety Month
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences An abundance of sunshine is one of the many reasons why so many people love Florida. In fact, it is why we are known as “The Sunshine State

07/24/2020

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

Peanut Butter is a Healthy Snack
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most versatile, nutritious, and shelf-stable foods out there is peanut butter.  Thought to be first invented by the Inca in ancient times, a version of peanut butter was developed in the United States in 1895 by Dr

09/24/2020

Steam Canning Safety Tips
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Over the last several months, as you’ve learned to adjust to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have become more interested in producing and preserving your own food. Home food preservation, more specifically canning, has grown in popularity in recent years, and if done correctly, can be a great way to stock up on healthy and delicious fruits,

08/06/2020

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    July is UV Safety Month
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences An abundance of sunshine is one of the many reasons why so many people love Florida. In fact, it is why we are known as “The Sunshine State

    07/24/2020

    Tips to Help You Weather the Storm
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It's officially hurricane season here in Florida and that means it's time to review and rebuild your disaster kit. Take some time to go through your kit and make sure you have everything you need

    06/03/2020