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DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, ALL IN-PERSON CLASSES, PROGRAMS,
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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.

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

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

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Making Meals from your Pantry
The ability to make quick, simple, nutritious meals from your pantry is something that can easily be mastered and only requires a dash of creativity! This becomes easy to do once your pantry has been stocked with the essentials. Pantry Essentials When thinking of what to stock your pantry with, think of getting foods from each of the five MyPlate food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy

04/02/2020

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Programs, Meetings Postponed or Cancelled — COVID-19
Out of an abundance of caution to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, we have cancelled or postponed many of our classes, workshops and other activities until May 1st. We are still in the process of evaluating our current schedule but we are making efforts to avoid group situations

03/16/2020

March is National Nutrition Month. The theme? Eat Right, Bite by Bite
Happy National Nutrition Month, everybody! National Nutrition Month is celebrated nationally every March, with a theme set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year's theme "Eat Right, Bite by Bite" encourages us to take small, actionable steps toward eating in a healthier way overall

02/28/2020

Show of Hands: Extension’s Role in the 2020 U.S. Census
Among the many parts of our lives that are complicated by COVID-19, add the U.S

03/30/2020

COVID-19 Blues — Enjoy a Daily Walk — It will be good for you
Has the latest news gotten you confused, angry, upset or bored. Take a walk

03/27/2020

COVID-19 Stress: Maintaining a Healthy Home Environment
Is your family struggling with Coronavirus uncertainties that are causing high levels of stress?  Are your kids at home due to mandatory school closures? To reduce stress levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to start by listening and being empathetic towards each other's needs. According to the Center for Disease Control, "children and teens react, in part, on what they see from the adults around them

03/24/2020

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    March is National Nutrition Month. The theme? Eat Right, Bite by Bite
    Happy National Nutrition Month, everybody! National Nutrition Month is celebrated nationally every March, with a theme set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year's theme "Eat Right, Bite by Bite" encourages us to take small, actionable steps toward eating in a healthier way overall

    02/28/2020

    Cost of Exercise
    Florida is ranked second in costs associated with diabetes at $18.9 billion

    02/26/2020