Category: Health & Nutrition

Fresh Access Bucks: Farmers Markets and SNAP Unite

Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers’ approach to addressing food access, affordability and nutrition education is unique in that it works with the full food system from producer to consumer.  With almost five years of experience managing Electronic… Read More

Dine-In Day: Celebrate Healthy Family Mealtime

family enjoying a meal together

When was the last time you and your family sat down and ate dinner together?  Over the years, a “family meal” has changed definition.  With busy schedules and more mothers working, sometimes it is hard to find the… Read More

What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?

fresh vegetables

A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest?  How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to save money and… Read More

Leftover Sweet Potatoes? Make Biscuits!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  Can you believe it is already time to start preparing for the holiday season!?  With the holidays also comes tons of left overs.  You try to send plates of food home with… Read More

Making Healthier Convenience Food Choices

  Convenience foods are foods that require little to no preparation.  Although it helps when you are in a time crunch, sometimes unhealthy choices are made.  Being aware of the healthiest options will make your life easier in… Read More

Food Commodity Program a Great Success in Lafayette County

Senior citizens are very important in every county, but don’t always get the recognition they deserve.  Luckily, Lafayette County was blessed with a state grant that helped deliver food commodity bags to many of the elder residents. The… Read More