Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Our urban yards are the first line of defense to protect local wildlife.
Have you ever thought about what happens when a native wooded area is cleared for a building ... READ MORE
There are many benefits to staying active and getting regular exercise. One of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing is to prioritize getting some type of exercise every day.
Need a reason to exercise?
Being active ... READ MORE
Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th in Florida. Are you prepared? Have you thought about your important documents, nonfood emergency supplies, medications, pantry needs, food and water supplies and survival of your pets ... READ MORE
Did you know, May 4th is National Orange Juice Day? Consider starting your day off with a glass of tasty orange juice or a fresh, sweet orange added to a healthy breakfast. Pack a delicious orange in your lunch. Bring a bag or bowl of flavorful ... READ MORE
By Brenda Marty-Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Extension Agent IV
Chris Kilbride, UF/IFAS Extension, Emeritus, Martin County, Extension Agent IV
Spring is in the air, time to clean and refresh your surroundings! ... READ MORE
Why make a forest?
I was born in Buffalo, NY and then moved to Durham, North Carolina after college. Both of these areas were less populated and had lots of forested areas near the urban centers. South Florida, I soon discovered, had hardly ... READ MORE
By Brenda Marty Jimenez, MHM, RDN, LDN, FAND, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Extension Agent IV
Jeanna Rhoulhac, RDN, LD/N, CDCES: Nutritionist/Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist, Broward Health Community Health Services
Being ... READ MORE
Older adults may have trouble getting everything done in a day. The pandemic has slowed things down for many seniors, families, and consumers. Now that things have begun to pick up, it’s a good idea to reevaluate our activities and prioritize ... READ MORE
Food waste can be a huge issue for many families and consumers. As a country, we throw away an estimated 40 percent of all the food produced, or up to 160 billion pounds each year. The cost of that waste approaches approximately $218 billion. ... READ MORE
Life skills, what are they?
Life skills are the knowledge and abilities that individuals adapt to function in their living environment. For example, how to communicate is a BIG life skill. The main language spoken in each household ... READ MORE