Nourishment, a common thread woven through school gardens, and for many it is the reason to have them.
Why would teachers have a school garden? After all, for some- it adds another responsibility, to an already full plate. It can require ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County extends its heartfelt "Thank you!" to its volunteers, as we celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 17-23).
And there is much to celebrate, with this group. In 2021, Extension's 328 volunteers provided 12,595 ... READ MORE
By Dr. Katherine Clements, Sophia Moundous, Sarah Davis, Lee Hayes Byron, and contributors from all program areas
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County provides many opportunities for educational programming - not only for adults in our community, ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County thanks all its volunteers for National Volunteer Month in April.
Sarasota County Extension volunteers are vital to achieving our mission of community outreach and education. Last year alone, 355 Extension volunteers ... READ MORE
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 many school gardens ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County celebrates a lifetime of volunteer service to Sarasota County 4-H and selects Don and Marlene Strickland for Volunteers of the Month for August.
For 43 years, Don and Marlene Strickland have mentored 4-H ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is proud to honor Monica Hallaert as the Volunteer of the Month in April.
Monica has been the "Green in Me" club leader for seven years. Beyond her club leadership role, she has chaperoned several 4-H ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County volunteers joined others from the Human Services, Keep Sarasota County Beautiful, Libraries and Historical Resources and Parks departments on April 10 to celebrate National Volunteer Month.
Twelve volunteers ... READ MORE
UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognized its volunteers at the annual volunteer appreciation party held at Selby Public Library. Over 70 of the 240 Extension volunteers attended the brunch and represented the 4-H, Community Garden, Energy ... READ MORE