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Hands to harvest, food system challenges during COVID-19

With disruptions to our food system at nearly every level, food banks need community support. UF/IFAS Extension Lake County donated 64 pounds of fresh produce to the Lake Cares food pantry this week, with more to come. “The… Read More

Let’s Walk Florida to address community wellness for all

Let’s Walk Florida will stretch statewide in May to address community wellness across diverse communities. The free, virtual UF/IFAS Extension program helps Floridians achieve their health and wellness goals through physical activity. Let’s Walk Florida was originally scheduled… Read More

Understanding Our Connection to Others

Our mind controls our interactions with others and can influence our interactions in a positive or negative direction. The positive and negative influence others and how they feel or interact as a result of this. When trying to… Read More

Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

  Depression is common in older adults.   Late-life depression affects 6 million Americans aged 65 or older yet only 10% receive treatment. Even though older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression, it is not… Read More

UF surveys to identify impact of pandemic on Florida’s agriculture and marine industries

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With agriculture and marine industries occupying a large portion of Florida’s economy, the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) wants to better understand how measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19… Read More