Educating with Extension Newsletters

Each month, the Extension Service publishes a newsletter about its exciting programs and events both past and upcoming. See what we are doing and how you can become involved. 

For our July 2019 newsletter, we featured an update on this year's Tropical Fruit Festival held at the Truman Little White House, and organized by our Environmental Horticulture Agent, Michelle Leonard-Mularz!

Tropical Fruit Festival 2019 Mangos"This year the Tropical Fruit Festival at Truman Little White House was attended by over 700 residents and visitors. This is the third year the event has been held at the Truman Little White House, which provides a beautiful, historic location with a backdrop of a lush, tropical landscape right in the heart of Key West. Originally started in 1999 by UF/IFAS Monroe County Extension Service, this continues to be a favorite event for those who attend. The festival is centered on tropical fruit education and awareness, in addition to having many other local vendors and fun activities..."

The newsletter also includes updates on many Extension events going on this month!

To read the article, and find events and programs of the Extension Service, check out the July 2019 Newsletter

If you, or someone you know, would like to begin receiving these newsletters, please contact Liz Yongue, at yongue-liz@monroecounty-fl.gov or (305) 292-4501. 

Hard copies are available upon request.

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