Effective food systems– which include the people, processes and places involved with moving food from local farm to plates – provide equity, sustainability, profitability and resiliency to communities. UF/IFAS researchers conducted a study ... READ MORE
The name “monkeypox” ⎼ Viruela símica, 猴痘, variole du singe, vaiolo delle scimmie, Affenpocken, मंकीपॉक्स ⎼ is more than just a “misnomer”.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the term “monkeypox”, ... READ MORE
About this series
Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps.
In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE
Oh the joys of a local Farmer’s Market. I’ve been a farmer’s market attendee since I can remember. I spent many Saturday mornings strolling down a blocked off street, going from vendor to vendor spending the $10 or so my ... READ MORE
It is well known that plants and gardening can promote wellbeing. Most of you reading this are likely gardeners or plant enthusiasts who have first hand experience with the myriad benefits caring for our green friends can impart. Caring for ... READ MORE
As the days of summer come and go, the reminders keep popping up that it's that time again. The fall semester is starting soon.
Even before the challenges of this particular era, navigating university life in a different city could be daunting. ... READ MORE
Because of Ute Albrecht, we know more about how to manage citrus greening than we did six years ago. She has worked nights, weekends, away from home and among citrus growers desperate for her to work faster.
Her work is so important to ... READ MORE
There are a ton of internships available for high school students across Miami-Dade County, but not many compare to a 4-H experience like this! Meet the future of Urban Agriculture. Six students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools are spending ... READ MORE
This is the 5th blog in this series.
So far, we have covered knowing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness, sources of water, tips to drink more water, and ideas to beat the heat and stay safe. Next, I am going to cover some tips ... READ MORE
This week, 20 high school students from Collier County explored food science, entrepreneurship and more on the University of Florida campus, thanks to the partnership of Taste of Immokalee, the UF/IFAS food science and human nutrition department ... READ MORE