Slow cookers were first introduced in the 1940’s and it was originally intended to prepare a traditional Jewish dish that needed to cook all day. In the 1970’s, the design was sold to another manufacturer and was rebranded as a "Crock Pot", ... READ MORE
Food is everywhere. Whether you are a foodie that spends the weekend exploring the latest trendy eatery or crafting a homecooked meal is how you unwind each day, food is important for all of us...because, you know, we all eat! But how do our ... READ MORE
WHEN: October 17 - 21
WHERE: Various locations on the UF campus. Visit the Food Week 2022 website for a full schedule of activities and locations.
ABOUT: Food Week is an annual event hosted by the UF/IFAS food science and human nutrition ... READ MORE
World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October.
In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE
A federal-state partnership is aiming to help individuals/families impacted by Hurricane Ian but not already receiving food assistance benefits.
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), offered by the U.S. Department ... READ MORE
What is World Food Day?
World Food Day is an internationally day celebrated to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Every year, World Food Day is held on October 16. The day brings ... READ MORE
Hurricanes have a great impact on the livelihoods of millions of people. This is an obvious statement given the sheer size and magnitude of the forces unleashed by them. What is less obvious, however, is all the different ways in which hurricanes ... READ MORE
El agua es esencial durante un desastre natural como un huracán o una tormenta tropical. Si está leyendo esto mientras se pronostica una tormenta en su área, entonces las escenas de los estantes vacíos en los supermercados locales estarán ... READ MORE
Los huracanes son una de las tormentas más poderosas de la naturaleza. Producen fuertes vientos, inundaciones por marejadas ciclónicas y lluvias torrenciales. Cuando las fuertes lluvias provocan inundaciones en un área, las personas no suelen ... READ MORE
Los huracanes y otras tormentas a menudo conllevan a la interrupción del servicio eléctrico. A medida que empezamos la parte más activa de la temporada de huracanes, Keith Schneider, profesor de nutrición humana y ciencias de los alimentos ... READ MORE