Regardless of a physical or mental condition, we all need to plan for a disaster. It's especially important for those medical needs, and Sarasota County has designated certain evacuation centers for those individuals with qualifying needs.
But, ... READ MORE
In the last post, "Disaster Preparedness: Planning for medically dependent sheltering," we talked about how to register for a medically dependent evacuation center. In this post, we'll look at how to prepare if someone you know has a special ... READ MORE
With our growing-friendly climate and the availability of fast transportation options from far-removed points, we have the opportunity to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables are available year-round.
If we want to truly enjoy these delicious ... READ MORE
Have you ever thought about how long a lunchbox stands at room temperature before it is enjoyed? And what that means for your food safety?
Because, whether you are packing a lunchbox or packing up for a picnic, unwanted bacteria ... READ MORE
September has been designated as National Food Safety Education Month by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And, even though the United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, according to the U.S. ... READ MORE
Young adults are invited to enter the Sustainable Communities Workshop Video Contest for their chance to win $100, and more! The winners will be announced during the 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop, on Nov. 01.
Create a ... READ MORE
Youth ages 8-17 are invited to enter the Sustainable Communities Workshop Youth Video Contest for a chance to win $100 or other prizes! The winners will be announced during the 17th Annual Sustainable Communities Workshop on Nov. 01.
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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County recognizes and thanks Suzanne Teicher for her incredible work over the past several months.
Suzanne is a graduate of the Sarasota County Master Gardener Volunteer program in 2020 and has provided excellent ... READ MORE
Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change?Please join us at this year’s ... READ MORE
Have you ever had a foodborne illness? Would you know if you had?
Foodborne illness symptoms can mimic the flu, with upset stomach, fever and diarrhea as common issues. So, it's important to note that we are all vulnerable and anyone can ... READ MORE