Co-authored by Holly Abeels, Beth Shephard, and Andrea Lazzari
Who here likes eating seafood? Well, you’re not alone. Americans’ weekly consumption of seafood has stayed around 5 ounces per week for the past 30 years. However, this is less ... READ MORE
According to the CDC, from 1999-2000 through 2017-2018 obesity rates increased from 30.5% to 42.4%. This means 13.7 million of our children and adolescents are currently obese. With the obesity rate increasing throughout the U.S, you might stop ... READ MORE
There is nothing more satisfying than growing your own food at home! One unique plant to try your hand at is blueberries. Brevard County 4-H is offering a new project for the 2020-2021 4-H year focused on raising blueberry plants.
If you've ... READ MORE
One does not have to travel great distances to find traces of wildlife. They can be found in your own back yard! Once they're found, that memory can be kept forever by casting it in Plaster of Paris for a few pennies using readily available ... READ MORE
Cooking is one of those favorite projects that we do in 4-H! As adults, we love to see kids in the kitchen to develop skills they will need as an adult, and activities that help them build self confidence. With some guidance, young chefs ... 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
The adulting camp being hosted at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office is nothing short of memorable and constructive for the students who attend. Each year, the 4-H and Family Consumer Sciences Agents at the Brevard County Extension ... READ MORE
The future of agriculture rests in the hands of our youth! That’s why it is crucial to ensure that they know the importance of the industry and its prosperity. Through our 4-H program at the University of Florida/IFAS Extension Brevard County ... READ MORE
Getting kids to eat healthy is a task many parents struggle with. Another constant struggle is getting kids out of the house and focused on something other than a phone or television screen! Luckily, the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office ... READ MORE
Equipment stewardship is critical in youth programs. We as 4-H staff, faculty or volunteers, sometimes get into a position where we must manage large inventories. No matter what that inventory is, we are the stewards of shared property and we ... READ MORE