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UF/IFAS Extension
Sarasota County

A county, state and federal partnership, we translate research into community initiatives, classes, and volunteer opportunities related to 4-H youth development; agriculture; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and sustainability.

Contact

sarasota@ifas.ufl.edu
941.861.9900
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

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Career opportunity: Sustainability Outreach Specialist
Are you interested in a career in sustainability? Are you a people person with a passion for teaching others about how to care for the environment? Do you have experience working with multiple groups and volunteers on energy efficiency? If so, then you might be interested in being our next sustainability outreach specialist. This position will be at our UF/IFAS Extension and Sustainability office in Sarasota County at Twin Lakes Park

02/04/2019

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EVENT: Learn to make “black gold”
Join us Feb. 20 to learn what UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is doing around the region with composting, waste reduction and recycling

02/15/2019

EVENT: You can can… preserves and jams
Enjoy the taste of homemade jams and preserves from your own fruit, with our Jan. 24 "Canning Strawberry Preserves and Freezer Jams" class

12/07/2018

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

Keep your Super Bowl party super safe
Lots of people enjoy getting together for Super Bowl festivities. With the game lasting more than three hours, though, take care that you don't unwittingly welcome a foodborne illness into the mix

01/28/2019

FAQ: Government shutdown and SNAP
In light of the federal government shutdown and its impact on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Florida Department of Children and Families has released the following information in a "frequently asked questions" format. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the Partial US Government Shutdown Current as of January 16, 2019 When will I get my January

01/25/2019

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    EVENT: You can can… preserves and jams
    Enjoy the taste of homemade jams and preserves from your own fruit, with our Jan. 24 "Canning Strawberry Preserves and Freezer Jams" class

    12/07/2018

    Fight food poisoning this holiday season (and beyond)
    As we approach the holidays, it’s a good time to review key steps to avoid getting a foodborne illness. Think it can’t (or won’t) happen to you? You might want to rethink that

    11/15/2018