Category: Food Safety

New Face of Family and Consumer Sciences in Pasco County Extension!

I am proud to announce the addition of Ms. Stacey Struhar, as our new Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Stacey will be fully on board starting Monday, April 24, 2017 and located at our office in Dade… Read More

The Many Ways to Eat Produce

Gulfside Elementary School had another “Parent Nutrition Night” recently, and this time, it was about fruits and vegetables. MyPlate stresses that half our plate should be fruits and vegetables, and the lesson talked about the ways to getting… Read More

Soil Solarization

Summer in Florida is rapidly approaching and at this point, many farmers/gardeners take this time to take a break from their growing cycle, and use the summer months (June to August) to clean and reinvigorate their soil. They… Read More

Upcoming Workshop: Best Practices at Farmers’ Markets – Improving Food Safety and Market Growth

Event Organizer Dr. Soo Ahn, the organizer of this workshop, is Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, FL. She received her Ph.D. in Food Science from Cornell… Read More

Achieving Successful Gardens at the Achieve Center

The Achieve Center at Richey is a small elementary school for students who have behavior or emotional challenges. Every month, they receive the youth nutrition curriculum, YUM, and as of this month, they finally got their gardens installed!… Read More