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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

Spring Plant Market 2023 in Osceola County


February 3, 2023

UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County Master Gardeners will hold their annual Plant Market on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Osceola Heritage Park.  Stroll through our open-air market; join in on the free classes offered throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: (MGV), Plant Sale, Spring Festival, Spring Gardening
SDGs and One Health: SDG 10

Sustainable Development Goals And One Health: SDG 10


February 2, 2023

Socioeconomic inequalities are strongly correlated with inequalities in human health outcomes. The Covid-19 pandemic provided stark examples of how this happens both within countries and among countries. Richer nations were able to secure vaccines ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Inequality, Interdisciplinarity, Luca Mantegazza, One Health, One Health At UF, SDG10, SDGS, Sustainable Development Goals

UF/IFAS scientists rethink food possibilities with 3D food printer

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February 2, 2023

For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food? Adam Watson and Ziynet Boz, two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: 3D Food Printer, Adam Watson, Agricultural And Biological Engineering Department, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Is Our Middle Name, Ziynet Boz
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Canning, an art from the past

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February 2, 2023

In the old days, food was not as readily available as today. We've come a long way with grocery stores seemingly on every corner. It's hard to imagine how our great-grandparents and those that came before them survived without such conveniences. ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteers, Tomatoes, UF IFAS Extension, Vegetables

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