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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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Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Food safety considerations that start at the store
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we focused on fish and seafood. Today, we're talking about food safety, starting at the store

11/30/2021

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Wild Sarasota Spotlight: comBATting bat myths
Swooping through the night sky, many people are quick to decry bats as blood suckers, rabies vectors, and a general nuisance. However, these miraculous flying mammals pose little risk to humans and are actually essential in managing our ecosystems

10/01/2021

NFREC Quincy—100 Years of Service and Adaptation
It was the summer of 1978. I had just graduated with a BS degree in Agronomy from the Ohio State University

10/13/2021

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The fish counter
In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we zeroed in on meats and deli products. This time, we're off to the fish case/counter

11/26/2021

Master Gardener Volunteers on… the all-too-troublesome allamanda
By Dianne Beaver Master Gardener Volunteer Program team member With large, bright-yellow flowers and vibrant-green leaves, Allamanda cathartica seems like the perfect plant to brighten up your patio or front garden area. It is a vigorous grower, virtually pest free, and beautiful to behold

11/26/2021

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    Grocery Shopping for Your health: The meat and deli case
    In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we checked in on chicken, talked turkey, and pored over poultry. Today, we move on to meat and deli(catessen) area

    11/23/2021

    Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Poultry
    In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we focused on the home pantry. Today, we trek back to the store, hitting the poultry area to talk turkey (and chicken and more)

    11/19/2021

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