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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.

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

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Closing up your Florida home: bedrooms and beyond
This is the fourth post in our six-part series on how to prepare your Florida home if you'll be away for an extended time. We've talked previously about what procedures to follow for the kitchen and bath areas

04/19/2019

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EVENT: Preparing for the storm
Hurricane season is fast approaching, and now is the time to get ready. Whether you're a long-time resident or someone new to the area, our free, one-hour "Hurricane Preparedness" class will help you brace for the June-November storm season

04/16/2019

Closing your Florida home: kitchen
So, you are preparing to leave your home for an extended amount of time and want to prepare correctly. Getting organized and making a plan before you lock your doors will not only help protect your property, but it will give you peace of mind

03/22/2019

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

Closing up your Florida home: laundry and bath
In our last blog post, we talked about how to prevent mildew and pests in our kitchen area. In this post, the third in a six-part series, we will discuss the laundry and bathroom areas

04/05/2019

Are you heart healthy?
February was American Heart Month, but it's never too late to learn more about the risks of heart disease. It is the number one killer of women, claiming the lives of one in every three according to the American Heart Association

03/25/2019

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    Closing your Florida home: kitchen
    So, you are preparing to leave your home for an extended amount of time and want to prepare correctly. Getting organized and making a plan before you lock your doors will not only help protect your property, but it will give you peace of mind

    03/22/2019

    Getting ready to leave your Florida home?
    Do you have a seasonal home in Florida, or leave your home here for an extended time? We've got some important information for you to consider, before you head away. Your home is one of your largest investments, and you want to protect it against mildew growth, storm damage and pests

    03/08/2019