Yum! Choices in the Lunchroom

Youth have a lot of choices when it comes to deciding what to eat in the lunchroom. With guidelines on healthier choices and options ranging from milk to vegetables, this short five minute video helps youth understand how and what to select.

Tips to make the holidays easier

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Make the holidays easierIf thoughts of the holidays and their additional costs have got you worried, you’re probably not alone. While we love to celebrate, we don’t love to think about what it’s going to cost. However, with a little pre-planning, and with gifting from the heart more that the wallet, both you and your wallet can enjoy the holidays. The UF/IFAS Extension – Brevard County offers these tips on keeping your holiday finances in check and on gifting from the heart.

Safe traveling during the holidays

Traveling safe during the holidaysHolidays are time for celebrating with friends and family. Whether near or far, many families will travel to be with their loved ones. In the air, or on the ground, it’s important to take steps to make sure everyone is safe during this busy holiday travel season.

Keeping your home safe during the holidays

Home safety during the holidaysWhile celebrating the holidays, it’s important to keep safety in mind. Whether decorating or entertaining, take time to make sure your home is safe for the holidays.

How to buy fresh fish

Buying fresh fishBrevard County is a great place to live especially if you enjoy fresh fish. This fact sheet explains some of the most common cuts of Finfish (any fish other than shellfish) you will find at local seafood markets. When buying fresh fish, ask your seafood dealer or fishmonger if he can customize your cut according to the recipe you will be using. Read More.

Learn how to care for your backyard chickens

Dr. Michael Davis' Feathered Facts, covers everything you wanted to know (and more) about caring for your chickens.

Fertilizer Ordinancess

Use this chart to find your city's fertilizer ordinance. Find ordinance-compliant fertilizers.

My Brevard Yard Sign up for the My Brevard Yard program and learn how you can have a healthy lawn and protect our waterways!

One or three-hour workshops are available. Longer workshops are great for municipalities, homeowner associations, and other large groups. Call 321.633.1702 x 222 or email to schedule a group workshop.


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Soil Testing Information

Call a Master Gardener

You can do your part to protect water quality by following a few simple steps toward making your yard Florida Friendly. For help with your lawn and landscape, call or email a Master Gardener at 321.633.1702.

Soil and Water Conservation District

The Brevard Soil and Water Conservation District assists farmers and ranchers with applying Best Management Practices to their operations.

Contact Dave Millard at 633-1702 x241 or email Dave Millard for assistance.

Brevard County Farmers Market

The Brevard County Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 3-6pm and is located at the Equestrian Center in Wickham Park. More info...