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.
6700 Clark Road (Twin Lakes Park, Green Building)
Sarasota, Fla. 34241
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Our new blog series
Have you ever thought about grocery shopping as what it really should be: shopping for your health? It's an unusual view, for many, but one that's really worth exploring .
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – eggs
In the last post in our "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we dipped into cheese. This blog post keeps us in the refrigerated section a bit longer, to talk about eggs
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
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
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – cheeses
Welcome back to our "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series. We focused on milk and yogurt in the refrigerated case in our last series post
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – milk and yogurt
In our last "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" post, we tackled the frozen foods aisle. Now, let's move onto the refrigerated cases
Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The freezer section
In our last two "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" posts, we covered the produce department, looking at fresh fruits and vegetables. In this post, we will head over to the frozen foods aisle, and talk about frozen dinners, frozen fruits and
Sharing spaces. Building communities.
Interested in learning how to share space in your community for fun projects like composting and gardening? We can help. We're hosting the "Shared Spaces: Community Gardens and Composting" workshop Oct