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Developing thriving, just, sustainable communities is a critical exercise around the globe, and, of course, in a rapidly growing Florida. We provide information addressing sustainable housing, agriculture, and communities to help residents, growers, business owners, decision-makers and a host of others across diverse social groups better understand and manage a broad spectrum of issues that can affect their quality of life.

Learn more about how Extension empowers community development in Sarasota County, through the following programs:


Employs community programs, educational outreach, and government policy to help create and maintain a sustainable Sarasota County with thriving environmental, economic, and social conditions. Learn more

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