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Treasure Quest booklet - What Treasures Will You Find?

Treasure Quest

November 29, 2023

Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Adventure, Education, Fun, Game, Libraries, Parks, Pgm_Water, Quest, Treasure, TreasureQuest, Youth

Festive Feasting with a Healthy Twist

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November 29, 2023

The end of the year is almost here and we all know that means holidays and celebrations are in full swing. The best part of any celebration (besides friends and family, of course)? All of the delicious food! While the food we consume around ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Healthy Eating, Healthy Holidays, Ingredient Swaps, Nutrition, Ocextension, Recipes, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

Peanut Butter Challenge tops last year’s collection

November 28, 2023

Nearly 20,000 jars to fill food pantries across the state ahead of the holidays   For the second straight year, the winner of the statewide Peanut Butter Challenge is… Santa Rosa County, with a whopping 1,970 jars for a total of 2,485 ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Events, Donations, Food Insecurity, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, Santa Rosa County, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Duval County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, Wakulla County

Staying Well Through the Holidays: Enjoy the People

November 27, 2023

Stay Well while enjoying all the Holiday Celebrations! You made it through Thanksgiving, hopefully following the tips from "Plan Your Holiday Eating!" However, the holidays celebrations are just beginning. Most holiday functions are usually ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: Celebration, Christmas, Food, Hanukkah, Health, Holiday, Kwanzaa, People, Well, Wellness

There’s a Party Going On in That Soil!

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November 22, 2023

Soil is not dirt. There's a lot of talk these days about the microbiome, beneficial bacteria, soil food web and other names for the often invisible life in the soil.  Many people don't realize that the soil beneath them is not some inert substance.  ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, , Work & Life
Tags: Agroecology, Climate Change, Food, Germ Theory, Microbiome, Newsletter, Newsletter2, Regenerative Farming, Soil, Soil Food Web, Terrain Theory, Thanksgiving

Staying Well through the Holidays: Plan Your Holiday Eating

November 20, 2023

Thanksgiving week as arrived and you are working hard to Stay Well this holiday season!! But now the panic is setting in because either you are going to someone else's house or you aren't preparing all the dishes. You will be surrounded by ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, , Work & Life
Tags: Christmas, Cooking, Drinks, Food, Gathering, Hanukkah, Health, Healthy Eating, Holiday, Kwanzaa, New Year, Thanksgiving

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