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Project Pantry: Chocolate Chip Muffins

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This week’s recipe takes a walk on the sweeter side: chocolate chip muffins! These sweet treats are perfect for breakfast or a quick snack and are so easy to make, you’ll want to make them… Read More

Managing Stress Over Finances

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Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In times of crisis, there can be so many additional challenges to our daily lives. Right now, as we all deal with the reality… Read More

Helping Buyers and Sellers Connect During COVID-19 Disruptions to Florida Food Markets

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to Florida food markets. Sales of food products to restaurants and schools have fallen drastically. Some farmers markets have closed. Sales through grocery stores spiked upward initially, but… Read More

Project Pantry: Vegetable Stir-Fry

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Welcome to Project Pantry! Right now in Florida, we are currently under an official stay at home order due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. The announcement of this order inspired many people… Read More

Finding Calm in a Confusing World

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Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences We like to feel as if we are always in control of our lives, especially during a crisis.  Being in control provides us with… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/16/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More

Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences March is National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite.” This theme was chosen to remind people of some of… Read More

High Blood Pressure: Get the Facts

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Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In honor of American Heart Month, I wanted to share a few facts about high blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, nearly… Read More