Locally Grown in Osceola County Starts June 1st

Are you looking for something to do over the summer? Are you looking for opportunities to be healthier, spend time outdoors, and do some budget-friendly activities?

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension office in Osceola County is offering a three-part program called Healthy Florida Lifestyle: Locally Grown in Osceola County. Come learn about the county you call home by participating in a program that engages the mind, body, and soul.

Starting Saturday, June 1st and continuing for the next two Saturdays, participants will learn about what makes Osceola County a great place to live.

June 1st – Grocery Store Tour and Supermarket Challenge: learn how to plan healthy meals, shop wisely, and get the most out of your next supermarket experience. Finish with a challenge where participants will race to see who can make the healthiest and most complete meal!

June 8th – Nature Walk at Shingle Creek: Walk through one of the county’s natural areas, learn about the wildlife that call it home, and participate in a scavenger hunt!

June 15th – Meet ‘n’ Eat Locally Grown Dinner: finish the series with a dinner that will feature locally produced items, and talk with local producers about how they promote safety and sustainability through the work they do. Learn how to make your own portable garden too!

The cost for the entire series is $30, which includes all three programs. We are offering youth discounts as well, so bring your family! More information, locations, and times are available at https://tinyurl.com/Y4SZ9L8P. Pre-registration is required and runs through June 10th.

For questions about the program, please contact Gabi Murza at gmurza@ufl.edu or call 321-697-3000.

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