According to the USDA 40 to 50% of fruits and vegetables bought by consumers are wasted more often and in greater quantities than dry foods. Several reasons are because fruits and vegetables require refrigeration once harvested and have a shorter ... READ MORE
A Tribute to Peanut Butter
Written by Samara Purvis
County Director/ 4H Agent Bradford County
January 24 was National Peanut Butter Day and subsequently it is also my birthday. In celebration of this festive day, I want to talk ... READ MORE
Food preservation has become the new trend for reducing our food budget and making our food dollars stretch. Preserving our left over produce will cut down on the use of canned foods that are high in sodium, which can lead to health issues in ... READ MORE
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 UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
Can 'green bags' really keep your food fresh for weeks?
You've likely seen them on late-night TV.
Commercials boasting: "Our miracle green bags can keep your foods fresh for weeks!" "Made with all-natural minerals, our bags lock in the ... READ MORE