Have you ever spotted an organic label in the grocery store and wondered what it meant? What you saw was the USDA organic seal, which means…
Category: Health & Nutrition
All commercial vegetable growers are encouraged to attend the 2015 Spring Field Day that will be held on May 29th at the UF/IFAS West Florida Research Education Center (4253 Experiment Way, Jay Florida). This year’s field day stops… Read More
Find more information and registration forms for this and other day camp here!
As the country becomes more health-conscious and concerned about eating habits, an increasing number of schools have embraced the farm to school movement. “Farm to school” refers to programs that encourage agriculture-related education—such as gardening and farm visits—and… Read More
During the last 15 years, high schools students throughout the United States have steadily been gaining more weight. In fact, a 2013 survey revealed about 13% of students were obese and nearly 17% were overweight. With this growth in… Read More
Many people set goals to lose weight in the New Year, but healthy weight loss means adopting better, healthier habits. While improving eating habits or adding exercise can be difficult, setting realistic goals can make changing your lifestyle easier.A… Read More
For many people, the holidays are the happiest time of the year. However, for some people, holidays can also be stressful or even depressing. Use these suggestions to keep your spirits high this holiday season.
The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school. The UF/IFAS Extension Office and Florida Peanut Producers Association are sponsoring a drive to collect unopened jars of peanut butter which will… Read More