“Leave the food on the table and we will nibble on it later.” This is a familiar phrase during the holidays, but according to food safety experts it is not a good idea. About two million cases of food poisoning occur in the home each year ... READ MORE
Pensacola, Fla. --- The Peanut Butter Challenge, UF/IFAS Extension’s annual jar collection for local food
pantries that launched in the Florida Panhandle in 2012, is again spreading statewide this year.
Unopened jars of peanut butter can ... READ MORE
Did you know that UF/IFAS Extension and UF/IFAS CALS offer an internship program to UF students? The internship program's goal is to benefit interns through a unique service learning opportunity and mentoring by professional educators while ... READ MORE
Spring has arrived. It is fresh produce season. The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend that half your plate should be filled with fruits and vegetables. Select a rainbow of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables to enhance your diet.
There ... READ MORE
Experiencing sleeplessness? You’re not alone. Keep reading for things you can do to help you sleep well.
On average, Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night. The hormone melatonin regulates the rhythms of our daily biological ... READ MORE
The American Heart Association notes that cholesterol is “not inherently bad” and continues by explaining how cholesterol is necessary to “build cells, make vitamins and other hormones.”
Cholesterol is not only derived from your dietary ... READ MORE
We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here.
By Justina Dacey and Rick O’Connor
If there were superheroes ... READ MORE
Friday, January 15, 2021
Walnut Hill Community Center (Ruritan)
7850 Hwy 97
Walnut Hill, FL 32568
COST: $15 per person
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Attendees will learn the basics of applying pesticides correctly and will be able to take ... READ MORE
Dining out with family was the thing to do when we were so busy doing so much outside the home. Now that we’re spending more time at home together, dining in is in again. You can start or continue the “in” thing by taking the pledge to ... READ MORE