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UF/IFAS Extension
Marion County

UF/IFAS Extension Marion County is a cooperation between the Marion County Board of County Commissioners and the University of Florida to deliver relevant, research-based education programs that result in healthy people, healthy environments and healthy economies.

Contact

extensionservice@marioncountyfl.org
(352) 671-8400
2232 NE Jacksonville Rd
Ocala, FL 34470

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Microgreens
Microgreens, sometimes called baby greens or vegetable confetti, are edible plants that are harvested at the first true leaf stage. Microgreens are packed with nutrients and antioxidants that can have significant health benefits

12/05/2019

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Homebuyer Education Workshop Series
HOMEBUYER EDUCATION  UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Classroom 2232 NE Jacksonville Road Ocala, FL 34470 Registration Fee: Individuals:  $30 Couples:  $40 Register at Eventbrite: hbe-marion-may19.eventbrite

04/18/2019

The Effects of Stroke on Eating and Nutrition
Stroke is a leading cause of adult death in the United States. Commonly referred to as a brain attack, stroke occurs when a clot obstructs the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures

10/31/2019

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore
Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit

12/11/2019

These Bells Don’t Ring
Holiday side dishes got you stumped this year? Would you like to feature a new and different vegetable dish?  How about introducing a novel tradition this year by serving bell peppers? They are loaded with nutrients, very low in calories, attractive, tasty, come in different colors, and can be prepared in a variety of ways. Bell peppers, commonly known as sweet peppers, are part of the same genus and species, Capsicum annum, as

11/19/2019

Surviving the Holidays with Diabetes: It’s Easier Than You Think
Surviving the holidays with diabetes. Living well with diabetes is a 24/7, year-round challenge of balancing nutrition, physical activity, and medication

11/15/2019

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    The Effects of Stroke on Eating and Nutrition
    Stroke is a leading cause of adult death in the United States. Commonly referred to as a brain attack, stroke occurs when a clot obstructs the blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures

    10/31/2019

    Planning Healthful Vegetarian Diets
    Nourishing and beneficial vegetarian Properly planned vegetarian diets can be nourishing and offer many health benefits.  Research has shown that vegetarian diets may reduce risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease, as well as certain types of cancers

    10/15/2019