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UF/IFAS Extension
Orange County

The Smith/Lever Act of 1914 established the Cooperative Extension Service (Orange County - February 23, 1914). Since then, numerous Extension professionals have dedicated their lives to help identify county needs and develop results oriented programs to help solve those needs.

Contact

orange@ifas.ufl.edu
(407) 254-9200
6021 S. Conway Rd.
Orlando, FL 32812

Hours

Monday - Friday
8a.m. - 5p.m.
Plant Clinic Monday - Friday 8a.m. - Noon; 1p.m. - 5p.m.

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Five a Day Your Way
As aging occurs, our bodies require different nutrients and quantities of those nutrients. Most nutrients can be found by eating a balanced diet and making the most of our plate by adding a variety of fruits and vegetables

02/26/2019

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Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop
For an opportunity to learn how to be healthy in every aspect and stage of your life, plan to attend our Healthy Florida Lifestyle Workshop series starting Friday, April 12, 2019 at 10am-12pm. Register at www

03/14/2019

Yard to Table – Sugar Snap Peas
My favorite fall crop is also one of the easiest - sugar snap peas! True garden peas are difficult to grow in Florida, but sugar snaps couldn’t be easier. Pair the plump pods with cool weather broccoli, and let stir fry season begin! There are several varieties of sugar snaps that range from four to six foot vines

11/16/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Know Your Grains
While many of us may have heard that we need to eat grains, we may not really understand what the “big deal” is when it comes to choosing the type or source of the grain. If you add to that the confusion around “gluten free,” “whole grain” or “multi-grain,” a simple, enjoyable, task may become overwhelming

01/31/2019

Holiday Shopping Survival Guide: 10 Tips to Keep the Holiday Fun and Avoid Extra Holiday Debt
The holidays are here! Some people plan and shop for the upcoming festivities throughout the year, while others prefer to shop last minute. Whatever your style, it’s likely you’ll utilize online or mobile shopping to get at least some of the job done

11/30/2018

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    Yard to Table – Sugar Snap Peas
    My favorite fall crop is also one of the easiest - sugar snap peas! True garden peas are difficult to grow in Florida, but sugar snaps couldn’t be easier. Pair the plump pods with cool weather broccoli, and let stir fry season begin! There are several varieties of sugar snaps that range from four to six foot vines

    11/16/2018

    Limit Screen Time
    Screens are everywhere and most daily activities involve using a screen of one type or another. To that end, children are no exception

    10/25/2018