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
Take The Challenge
By Samara Purvis
Bradford County 4-H Extension Agent
Peanut Butter: a nostalgic staple found in most American kitchens has made its appearance in many lunch boxes or ladled around a spoon for a snack. According to the ... 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
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC), United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Department of Health Services has recently recognized beef's role in a healthy lifestyle. National Cattlemen's Beef Association and CEO Colin ... 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
Now that January is gone and February is here, you should have your exercise program well underway. Well, for some you have stayed with your exercise program while others have either stopped or never got started. Here are a few tips to help ... READ MORE
During a recent program, a participant suggested that I offer a class on boosting your immune system. I never thought about teaching a class on this topic but when I think about it, I have been doing it through the various nutrition classes ... 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