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Food display of oranges, peanuts; lettuce; blueberries; blackberries; and coleus. Photo taken on 04-24-17.

The Beauty of Blackberries


March 24, 2023

Do you have a favorite fruit? Without a doubt, blackberries would be one of mine. Their sharp, sometimes bittersweet flavors and unique textures offer a cool and refreshing counterpoint to the infamous heat of the Florida summer. However, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables
Tags: Ali Sarkhosh, Blackberry, Horticultural Sciences Department, Muhammad A. Shahid, North Florida Research And Education Center, Pruning
A box garden. Home gardening, accessible gardening. UF/IFAS Photo by Tyler Jones.

Learning about Urban Agriculture


February 28, 2023

Since 2020, people have had a lot to think about. A pandemic, grief, loss of old comforts and rituals, difficulties that came with adapting, possible ways to help, and different ways to address daily questions and issues. "What can I do to get ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Money Matters, Professional Development, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Alicia Papanek, Catherine G. Campbell, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Hannah Wooten, Urban Agriculture

AskIfas: más información en español para una comunidad latina que quiere aprender


February 7, 2023

Se calcula que la comunidad latina en Estados Unidos es de más de 60 millones de habitantes y Florida es el segundo estado en la lista con mayor porcentaje de esta población después de Texas, esto hace que sea un público con muchas necesidades ... READ MORE

Category: , Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: AskIFAS, EDIS Authors, Espanol, Informacion, UF/IFAS. EDIS
Sunset and clouds in the Florida Keys.

Reducing Risks of Homelessness for Former Foster Care Youth


February 6, 2023

Life is a series of expectations, milestones, and numbers. It can be quite the balancing act, even in stable circumstances. People are expected to follow a certain timeline when it comes to learning how to drive, finding a job, graduating, and ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Foster Care, Francesca Michelini, Homelessness, Kate Fogarty, Marilyn Swisher, Randall Cantrell, Youth

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