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UF/IFAS Extension
Pasco County

Extension provides non-biased, research-based information to America's citizens. We are an off-campus branch of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and serve as a bridge between the research labs of the university and the local community.

Contact

greich@pascocountyfl.net
(352)-518-0156
36702 State Road 52
Dade City, FL 33525-5198

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Eat and Stay Active
Usually when we eat, we think about taste and satisfying hunger pangs. Often we don’t think to eat for our activity level

10/19/2020

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Dade City Watson Park Community Gardens are Open for Planting!
January 26, 2018 was a great day for the UF/IFAS Pasco Extension Office. County Extension Director/Urban Horticulture Agent, Dr

01/26/2018

Upcoming ServSafe class in Pasco: October 21 2020
The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again Pasco County.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry

09/21/2020

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

Cooking at Home for Healthier Eating
Between the lack of time in the work day and the convenience of ordering prepared foods, some families may find that cooking at home is a challenge. With the ease of picking up or delivery of these foods on a regular basis, health can be affected negatively

10/16/2020

Are You Drinking Enough Water?
Sometimes we forget that water is an important drink that needs to be consumed everyday. Especially here in Florida where the hot and humid climate causes us to sweat and reach for other drinks that may not be so healthy

09/23/2020

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    Upcoming ServSafe class in Pasco: October 21 2020
    The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again Pasco County.  ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry

    09/21/2020

    Eggplant is Growing in Pasco–Make Eggplant Pizza Bites!
    Vegetable gardens around Pasco County might be seeing their eggplant come in.  At not even 40 calories a cup, zero fat, a good source of fiber, and with potassium, iron, protein, and antioxidants, eggplant has grown in popularity over the years in both home kitchens and restaurant dishes

    08/21/2020