In our last post in the "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We'll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes.
Legumes, such as dried beans, peas and lentils, are packed ... READ MORE
Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project?
For many families that have a child with certain food allergies, the scariest part about Halloween is making sure their child does not ingest candy with the allergen. Common allergens, such as nuts ... READ MORE
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FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide---and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen.
The ... READ MORE
Have you ever thought about grocery shopping as what it really should be: shopping for your health? It's an unusual view, for many, but one that's really worth exploring ... and adopting.
And we can help.
We're developing and launching ... READ MORE
September is National Food Safety Month. ” The Federal government estimates that there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness annually. Each year, these illnesses result in an estimated 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. ... READ MORE
Hurricane Season is a great time to review available resources to remind us of tips and suggestions to include when engaging in your disaster and emergency preparedness plans. Here are several resources I have compiled for your information and ... READ MORE
Summertime brings together friends and families outside for vacations, BBQ's, and park picnics. Through our travels and gatherings, food is a big part of it. We love to come together and share family favorite snacks and meals. As we prepare, ... READ MORE
That plastic bottle that you saw floating ashore will eventually enter our food chain.
This is Part 2 of a blog series covering plastic pollution in Earth's oceans. Read Part 1 here.
Impacts on climate change
Oil, gas, and coal are the fossil-fuel ... READ MORE
Have backyard chickens or thinking about raising some?
Biosecurity is also known as "Health & Sanitation" and in the video below I outline 10 things you can do keep a healthy flock.
The main goals of biosecurity are to help ... READ MORE
Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo
Why is Sustainable Urban Food Production Important?
Globally, more than half of the population is living in urban areas that rely upon external supplies of resources, ... READ MORE