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Programs at the Lake County Agricultural Extension Center
Posted: July 01, 2013


Programs at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares


4H Nutrition Camps – 2 sessions 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Open to all youth! Fun day of learning food preparation skills as well as making                                                   a healthy lunch and snack. Class size is limited. Cost: $12.00
Wednesday, July 10: Ages 9 to 11 years old  http://bit.ly/lakecamp1    Register by July 8
Tuesday, July 16: Ages 12 – 14 years old      http://bit.ly/lakecamp2    Register by July 15
Food Modification for Special Needs
July 25 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. http://foodmodjuly2013.eventbrite.com  Register by July 23
Learn about the unique food and nutrition needs of the frail older adult in care and how to prepare texture-modified foods for people with swallowing problems. Demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Cost $20.00 (includes lunch)
Solo, Dormitory or Apartment Meals
July 30 – 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. http://collegecooking2013.eventbrite.com   Register by July 28
Easy, delicious meals you can quickly prepare without a lot of ingredients or equipment. Includes demonstration and tasting of several recipes and techniques that will help you eat better and save money.   Cost: $8.00
Maintain Your Brain: Ideas for a Brain Healthy Lifestyle
August 6 – 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. http://brain2013.eventbrite.com   Register by August 5
Nourish and protect your brain through improved nutrition and physical activity. Learn how your memory works and find tools and techniques to help maintain or improve your memory. Free - Registration Required
Sensational Salads: Hands on Food Preparation Class
August 13 – 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. http://salads2013.eventbrite.com  Register by August 10


Find ways to add variety to your salads.  Discussion includes different grains (quinoa, wheatberry, etc.), oils, and vegetables. Then prepare and taste-test a variety of salads.  Cost: $12.00


Programs at Your Local Library
Florida Flavors: 500 Years of Eating Locally
July 31 – 2:00 p.m.  W.T. Bland Library 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora
Local and seasonal foods of Florida as well as historical foods from Native Americans to current times.         
Free, no registration needed.
Groundbreaking Vegetables
August 12 – 10:00 a.m   Fruitland Park Library, 205 W. Berckman St., Fruitland Park
Not all healthy foods grow above ground! Learn about the variety of nutritious root vegetables and how to include more of them in your meals. Free, no registration needed.

August 15 - 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Reverse Mortgages
How reverse mortgages work, eligibility, costs, and loan types.
July 18 - 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Financial Planning When  Retirement is Near
Calculate expense needs, strategies to make assets last, required minimum distributions, and choosing a financial professional. http://bit.ly/RetireIncome
Free On-Line Financial Seminars
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.


For More Information, Visit Our Website http://lake.ifas.ufl.edu
Register Online or Contact Us at (352) 343-4101 x 2719 or 2721 or rcbass@ufl.edu
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