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 the November newsletter, we featured an article written by our Extension Director, Alicia Betancourt, How to Start a Side Gig, and bullet points from her follow-up article, Got a Side Gig? Important Steps for Success.

Extension agent helping a baker make cookies. IFAS File Photo Image.

"Over 44 million American adults have a side hustle today, according to a survey released from the financial service company A side gig can range from a part-time job with another company to a hobby you’d like to make money from.

The gig economy is not just driving for Uber or working part-time because you need to. A good side gig idea can be anything you have the skills and a..."

To read the article, and find events and programs of the Extension Service, check out the November 2018 Newsletter

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

Hard copies are available upon request.

Extension Services is an Equal Opportunity Institution. UF/IFAS Extension, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension. Single copies of UF/IFAS Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county UF/IFAS Extension offices.