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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 agriculture; community development; gardening and landscaping; natural resources; nutrition and healthy living; and youth development.

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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Workshop to offer unique solutions to create, foster sustainable communities
Early-bird registration is now open for Sarasota County's 13th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 29, a day-long event to showcase solutions to creating and maintaining healthy, resilient, thriving communities

08/23/2018

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EVENT: Add some spice to your cooking
Cooking with herbs and spices not only adds flavor to your recipes, but they can also help you to reduce the amount of salt, fat and even sugar you might add into your recipe. Join us Nov

10/18/2018

Storm Prep 2018: Preparing for pets
Hurricanes, floods,  wildfires and other natural disasters can – and do – strike at any time. It’s important to remember that if your home is not safe for your family to stay, then it isn’t safe for your pets

06/01/2018

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

EVENT: North Sarasota hurricane preparedness event
North Sarasota residents are invited to attend a free, one-hour Sarasota County Extension workshop that highlights storm readiness steps. The Aug

07/24/2018

EVENT: Cooking with Herbs and Spices
NOTE: Our apologies, but this class has been canceled. The class will be offered again Nov

07/20/2018

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    Storm Prep 2018: Preparing for pets
    Hurricanes, floods,  wildfires and other natural disasters can – and do – strike at any time. It’s important to remember that if your home is not safe for your family to stay, then it isn’t safe for your pets

    06/01/2018

    Storm Prep 2018: Eating to stay healthy
    In the swirl of activity in gathering papers and first aid supplies and flashlights and the like, it's easy to overlook one critical element of your preparations: making sure you eat right during and after a storm. Don't wait

    05/25/2018