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Fire Preparedness Matters


October 31, 2021

There are more and more reports in the news about home fires, prescribed burns, unplanned wildfires and other fire hazards around the country and world. Fire preparedness matters in the kitchen, home and in your community. I have a few ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparedness, Evacuation; To Go Bag, Fire Preparedness Plan; Wildfires; Stove Safety; Supervise Children; Supervise Young Children When Cooking; Film And Photograph Contents Of Home, Fire; Fire Preparedness; Fire Department; Fire Extinguisher; Be Prepared;, Indoor Fires; Outdoor Fires; Prescribed Burns; Cooking Safety, Kitchen Fires; Fire Hazard; Air Quality, Prevent Kitchen Fires, Prevent Outdoor Cooking Fires, Stress; Anxiety, To-go Bag, To-go Bag Contents

Breakfast Eaters are Winners!


September 28, 2021

Breakfast eaters are winners and here is why! Breakfast is an important meal that provides you with energy, vitamins, and minerals to start your day. Are you eating three meals a day including breakfast? Eating a well-balanced breakfast with ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life

Time to Focus on Self-Care


July 26, 2021

We have all been through quite a lot throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and many of us have learned a lot about our own habits and the activities of others. Maintaining good health and adopting positive behaviors that promote wellbeing are very ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 10 Self Care Considerations, Decrease Stress Level, Exercise; Proper Temperature; Handwashing; Sleep; Regular Checkups; Healthy Eating, Health; Wellness; Self Care, Kindness Matters, Organize Important Paperwork, Prioritize Self Care, Stress, Vitamin D

Sustainability in Urban Food Production in Broward County


July 13, 2021

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Why is Sustainable Urban Food Production Important? Globally, more than half of the population is living in urban areas that rely upon external supplies of resources, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward, Community Garden, Community Health, Extension, Hydroponics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Farming, Urban Food Systems, Urban Gardening

Consume Safe Drinking Water During an Emergency


February 17, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bacteria, Boil Water Advisory, Boil Water Order, Boiling Water, Broward County, CDC, Food Safety, Gardening, Handwashing, Public Health, Safe Drinking Water, Safe Water, UF/IFAS Solutions, Viruses, Water For Pets

Keep Food Safety in Mind at Your Super Bowl Party


February 4, 2021

Authors: Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist   The Super Bowl may look a little different this year being that it is going ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Bacteria, Basic Food Safety Principles: Clean, Broward County, Chill, Cook, Double Dipping, Eating For Good Health, Florida, Food Safety, Foodborne Illness, Hand Washing, Handwashing, Keep Food Safety In Mind, No Double Dipping, Pandemic, Separate, Super Bowl, Super Bowl Foods, UF/IFAS Solutions

Food Safety Tip: Do Not Wash Raw Chicken


January 21, 2021

If you have seen it written in any cookbook or have read materials out there telling you to wash raw chicken, it is a dangerous practice and it is the wrong thing to do, according to the latest research. FOOD SAFETY When teaching food safety ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Bacteria, Campylobacter, Chicken Juices, Chill, Clean, Cook, Cooking Chicken, Do Not Wash Raw Chicken, Food Poisoning, Food Protection, Food Safety, Harmful Germs, Kill Germs By Cooking Not Washing, Microbes, Prevent Foodborne Illness, Recommendation About Washing Chicken, Research, Salmonella, Separate, Should I Wash Raw Chicken?, Splashing Of Chicken Juices, Washing Chicken, What Internal Temperature Should I Cook Chicken To?, When In Doubt Throw It Out

Flu Season is Back!


October 30, 2020

Families and consumers, flu season is here once again. Many people become anxious during flu season and fear getting influenza. This year is no exception with the addition of the COVID-19 pandemic and virus, making it more important than ever ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Body Aches, Chills, Cold; Flu; COVID-19, Community Health, Cough, Difficulty Breathing, Fatigue, Fever, Flu Season, Flu Shot, Flu Symptoms, Flu Vaccine, Headache, MyPlate Nutrition, Protect Yourself From The Flu, Runny Nose, Sore Throat, Stay Healthy, Stop The Spread Of The Flu

Grocery Lists & Coupons Can Save Money for Busy Families


September 24, 2020

Written by: Brenda Marty Jimenez, Extension Agent IV, Broward County Rachel Biderman, Extension Agent I, Miami-Dade County With the fast-paced nature of modern-day life and the effects of a pandemic, it can be challenging to find the time ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters,
Tags: Busy Families, Children, Coupons, Eating For Good Health, Effects Of Pandemic, Face Covering, Groceries, Grocery List, Hand Washing, Helpful, In Store Sales, Kids, Managing Food Dollars, Managing Resources, Meals, MyPlate Nutrition, Planned Meals, Recipes, Redeem Coupons, Save Money, Save Money In The Grocery Store, Saving Money, Snacks, Stick To The List, UF/IFAS Solutions

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