Fall is here, and it's time to huddle up to prepare your tailgate plans for football season—no need to scramble at home or while away. Health and nutrition can be part of your plans while enjoying delicious pre-game delights. Traditionally ... READ MORE
Trick Or Treat: Sweet Alternatives
By Syreeta McDonald, Extension Intern
For most people, October marks the beginning of the holiday season. If you celebrate Halloween, you are likely already stocking up on the seasonal candy to pass out ... READ MORE
October 16, 2022 is World Food Day! Molluscan shellfish aquaculture is Florida's largest food-use aquaculture industry. Shellfish provide benefits for water quality and marine environmental habitats, plus they taste great! IFAS is celebrating ... 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
Harvesting a Jackfruit is like giving birth!
For those of us who love fruit trees in our landscapes, probably nothing is more exciting than harvesting a Jackfruit. They are the most unusual looking trees you have ever seen. If you have ... READ MORE
October 12th is World Arthritis Day. Arthritis is the "nation's #1 cause of disability." It "affects nearly 60 million adults and 300,000 children." (Arthritis Foundation, 2022). The CDC reports that "more than half of US adults with arthritis ... READ MORE
The role of the individual often comes to the foreground in social discussions. For example, when learning about wellness, goal-setting, accountability, and success, you have likely encountered the popular ideal of a single person achieving ... 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
¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas?
No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... 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