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Category: Crops

Dig-in to school gardens on June 17 with our School Garden Workshop 2021


June 10, 2021

As we complete another school year and segue into summer, we celebrate our school gardens with our annual school garden workshop. Join us June 17 for this free event, as we dig in to school gardens! We'll over your most-requested topics, including: ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Bug, Curriculum, Edible Gardening, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Master Gardener Volunteer, Pgm_Gardens, School Garden, Shared Spaces, Teacher Training, Vermiculture, Youth Development
various fruits and vegetables arranged for photographic display, including apples, carrots, bananas, peppers, mangos and more

IFAS seeks input on urban agriculture issues, priorities


May 26, 2021

The UF/IFAS College of Agricultural Life and Sciences sent the following request May 26, re an urban agriculture survey: Tell us about your urban agriculture needs, barriers, and opportunities. Dr. Catherine Campbell at the University of ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ag, Agriculture, Fruits, Pgm_Admin, Urban Ag, Urban Agriculture, Vegetables

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/16/20 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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: COVID-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

Meet Local Sarasota Farmers on the March 18 Eat Local Farm Tour


March 6, 2018

The public is welcome to register for a March 18 bus tour of five innovative small farms in Sarasota County, an opportunity for locavores to meet local food growers on their farms and learn about this exciting aspect of the local food system. Register ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Edible Sarasota, Farm Credit Of Florida, Farm Tour, Florida Farm Bureau, Local Farms, Organic Farms, Pgm_Ag, Sarasota County, Transition Sarasota, Visit Sarasota

Sarasota County joins Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, and so can you


September 28, 2015

Be a part of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge and help save bees, butterflies, birds, bats and other pollinators responsible for one out of three bites of food we take. Pollinator populations have plummeted in recent years, for a variety ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Challenge, Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, PolliNATION, Pollinator

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