Upcoming Events/Class

2016 Backyard Gardening Series


Classes began March 24, 2016 and March 31, 2016 6:00-8:00 p.m. @ UF/IFAS Extension Office located at 615 Paul Russell Road Tallahassee, Florida 32301 – Phone: 850-606-5202                         Click for flyer: 2016BackyardGardeningSeries Flyer PDF final docx                   …

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UF/IFAS Annual Report 2015

UF/IFAS Extension Leon County presents Extension Connection Annual Report 2015 Click here: ExtensionNewsletter_2015 annual report (003)                

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Deciduous Tree ID in Winter 2016

  Will Sheftall and Stan Rosenthal will offer for the 10th year an introduction to identifying deciduous trees in winter workshop on Friday, January 15th is class day and Wednesday January 27th will be a Field Hike. Free for City and County Staff and $20.00 for professionals and CEU”s will be issued.  See attached flyer …

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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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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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Water Bath Canning Class – May 26, 2015

This class is for the general public who want to learn basic water bath canning skills.  The cost of this class is $10 (includes a take home product). The class will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Leon County Extension Center, 615 Paul Russell Road, Tallahassee, FL (across from Jack McLean …

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Save Money: Be a Savvy Consumer of Energy

You’ve heard about Smart Meters, which allow your utility to collect data about your home’s energy consumption pattern. And you probably know that during Fall 2014, Florida’s Public Service Commission voted to radically scale back the conservation goals Florida utilities are required to meet. That may mean fewer incentives offered by your utility – incentives …

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UF IFAS Extension Leon County to offer 2015 “Beekeeping in the Panhandle” Short Course

The 2015 “Beekeeping in the Panhandle” begins March 9, 2015 through March 23, 2015 weekly meetings are scheduled on Monday evenings 6:30pm-9:00pm, and on the 23rd from 5:15pm-9:00pm, course fee is $20 per person or $30 for a family. For more information and registration click on title above for link https://beekeeping-in-the-panhandle-leon-2015.eventbrite.com.

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7th Annual New Leaf Market Co-op Farm Tour

New Leaf Market Farm Tour is scheduled October 25 & 26, 2014. Cost is FREE. Take advantage of this once-a-year event. Thirty-four local farms are opening their doors and inviting you to experience farm life. Each farm is offering something special. Families can enjoy tours that include barnyard animals, farm-fresh goods and refreshments. You can …

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How to Connect with 4-H Make A Difference Mondays

You can participate in Make A Difference Monday Sessions in a variety of ways: At a county Extension Office On your personal computer through Adobe Connect Toll free conference call:  1-888-240-2560; Conference ID 593195853 Recorded sessions available 5 business days after live session http://florida4h.org/madmondays.   For more information please click on the main title “How …

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