UF/IFAS Leon County Calendar of Events

Click on the event to view details and registration information.

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Food Safety for a Great Thanksgiving Feast

A Safe Holiday Feast

Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans get a foodborne illness every year?  Follow these simple food safety rules to ensure a safe holiday feast!  Happy Thanksgiving.

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Sweet Potatoes: A Healthy Addition to the Holidays

sweet potatoes

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to start planning the menu for your family and guests! For a healthy and colorful addition to any holiday meal consider adding sweet potatoes to your garden and your menu. Sweet potatoes can be planted anytime from April-June and are fairly low maintenance plants. They prefer hot …

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Don’t miss the New Leaf Farm Tour –October 24 & 25



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Bread Baking & Jam Making Class

Local Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Heidi Copeland invites you and your family to join us for a fun and delicious “Bread Baking & Jam Making” class. This class will teach basic bread baking skills and the art of water bath food preservation.  In this class the family will work together to preserve berry …

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Green Industries Best Management Practices

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Leon County Extension – 615 Paul Russell Road Receive Certification and Pesticide CEU’s Thursday, November 19th, 2015, 7:45 am until 3:00 pm Click Here for  BMP-agenda

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2015 Tree ID Lab

Tree ID

  Thursday, October 22, 2015 – 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Local Tree ID offere3d by UF/IFAS and Leon County Extension for professionals, volunteers, landowners, students and citizen-naturalists Click Tree ID Lab_Leon Extension_flyer_OCT-2015

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Aucilla River Sinks Hike


When: Wednesday, September 30th 2015 ● 10:00 am – 4:00 pm EDT Where: meet at JR’s Aucilla River Store, 23485 US 98, Lamont, FL 32336 (east of the Aucilla River bridge, the boundary between Jefferson and Taylor counties) Click Here for Details:  Flyer_2015_POL_Aucilla Sinks_for posting in offices and on We_1  

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Panhandle Pollinator Conservation Workshop

September 24, 2015 Leon County Extension   ●   Tallahassee, Florida     ●     8:15 am – 5:00 pm For More Details Panhandle Pollinator Conservation Workshop_Flyer_JUL-31-2015

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UF/IFAS-Leon County Extension Center is offering the public another opportunity for a FREE Demo Water Bath Canning Workshop for those unable to attend the one held in July.  This class is for the general public who want to learn basic water bath canning skills. The class will be on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 2:30 – 5:30 PM …

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Springs of the Western Panhandle

Springs of the Western Panhandle

  When: Wednesday, August 26th 2015   ●   9:00 am – 3:00 pm CDT Where: meet at Vortex Springs, Ponce de Leon, Florida Bring: hat, sunscreen, bug spray, field equipment, weather-appropriate clothing Register at: https://uf-extension-panhandle-outdoors-live-2015.eventbrite.com   Look for the Information Flyer_2015_POL_Springs_final

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