We know your life is complicated. That's why we have information about health and nutrition, money management, food, home concerns, relationships, and many other topics. Our resources can help you whether you are retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or someone in between.

Learn more about how Extension helps Sarasota County residents live healthier, more fulfilling lives, through the following programs:

fresh fruit and vegetables on a tableFamily and Consumer Sciences

Provides training and tools for healthy and sustainable living, food preservation and nutrition, money management, and home safety, empowering residents to improve their quality of life.

UF/IFAS team of instructors at a farmers marketFamily Nutrition Program

Equips individuals and families living on a limited budget with the skills to make healthful food and activity choices, aiming to promote healthy weight maintenance, decrease chronic disease, and optimize quality of life


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