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Get into a school garden, with our workshop series

In recent months, there has been increased interest in gardening and growing food. Fortunately, the Sunshine State’s growing seasons align well with the school year, and Sarasota County abounds with school gardens. Join us Friday for a day of… Read More

Florida Master Gardener Volunteers help youth grow up Florida-Friendly

Florida students can now learn the nine principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) — guidelines that help yards thrive and protect Florida’s waterways — from a new illustrated book, thanks to UF/IFAS Florida Master Gardener Volunteers. The book, “Growing Up… Read More

Volunteer Training Series: Virtual Tools for Interactive Education

Right now you’re probably trying to figure out exactly how it is that the club year will go. And if you’re like me, you’re struggling to wrap your head around exactly how we’ll be able to take all… Read More

Volunteer Training Series: 4-H Club Meeting Design

4-H Club Meetings are the highlight of each month during the club year! Usually they involve meeting at a location with everyone to learn and enjoy being around each other. With the current events in the world, club… Read More

Are Your Youth Learning…or Memorizing?

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – A short while ago I was speaking to a good friend while commuting home from work.  We began sharing stories of being a young-professional in the field of education, including the joys and struggles… Read More

Mindfully Gardening

Its about being all around healthy I know you’ve learned about exercising your body and I’m certain you’ve thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as… Read More

Emotion Myths vs. Facts for Youth

BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Life is emotional. The loss of a loved one, finding the love of your life, meeting your children for the first time, all are examples of incredible emotional extremes the average human may come… Read More

Florida 4-H Scholarship Spotlight: Terry Floyd

The Florida 4-H Foundation awards scholarships for senior and young alumni 4-H members. Scholarships are possible with generous support honoring alumni, volunteers, Extension professionals and friends of the UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. We kick off the… Read More