By Dr. Raluca Mateescu, Professor
We all heard from our public health officials to limit consumption of red meat because of concerns that these foods are linked to heart disease, cancer and other illnesses. The Annals of Internal Medicine ... READ MORE
Hurricane Season runs from June 1st thru November 30th in Florida. Are you prepared? Have you thought about your important documents, nonfood emergency supplies, medications, pantry needs, food and water supplies and survival of your pets ... READ MORE
Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!
Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program
Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE
Every year there is a new smartphone, a new app, or some new technology for business and personal use. These advances in technology cause many companies to move toward a paperless system. Now you don’t have to jump on the paperless ... READ MORE
April 4th-8th, 2022 is Food Waste Prevention Week!
There is an estimated 30-40 percent of food waste in the United States, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). What is food waste and what can we do to prevent it? ... READ MORE
It’s Nice to Meet You!
My name is Hillary Ayers and I am excited to be your new Family and Consumer Sciences/Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Orange County! I started my position at the beginning of March and now that I am all ... READ MORE
Many Americans regularly eat lunch and snacks at their workplace. Some have designated lunchrooms, but many of us regularly eat at our desks. With food prices going up, this may become a more popular lunchtime activity.
By following a few ... READ MORE
Two gourmets sit at home and drink their coffee. It's the same brand they have been drinking every day for the past two years. "What will we have for lunch today," one wonders aloud while gazing out the window. They realize they have been alternating ... READ MORE
No one exists in a bubble and recent world events are making that statement oh so clear. Our American economy is impacted by the steps our leaders are taking to encourage a peaceful end to the strife in eastern Europe. With household prices ... READ MORE