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Summer learning for teachers: school gardens

A young boy inspects a garden plant with big leaves. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS Extension]

Did you know most teachers spend their summer as students? Fortunately, there’s lots of fun learning opportunities for school garden champions coming up very, very soon! Here in Sarasota County, we are fortunate to have… Read More

Connecting food buyers and sellers during COVID-19 disruptions

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

Getting 4-Hers Ready for the Fair(s)

For Sarasota County 4-H members, this is a particularly exciting, bustling time of year, with the Florida State Fair opening February 4 and the Sarasota Agricultural Fair soon after, starting March 18. Now is the… Read More