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Have you heard about Food Check-Out Week?


February 13, 2022

What is Food Check-Out Week? According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average family of four will earn enough money after seven weeks of working to pay for all their food for the rest of the year. Our farmers work all year ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local

Spring Raised Bed Gardening and Spice Mixing Saturday February 19, 2022 10am to 12pm


February 11, 2022

Please join us for an informative workshop to learn about growing a bountiful spring vegetable garden and herb garden in raised beds. You will learn about strawberries, squash, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and more. Prep starts early so learn NOW, ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Herbs, Raised Bed Gardening, Vegetables

Fish of Florida: Atlantic Cubera Snapper (Lutjanus cyanopterus) Species Profile


February 11, 2022

Atlantic Cubera Snapper, Lutjanus cyanopterus IGFA World Record: 124 lbs 12 oz, Garden Bank, Louisiana 2007 Florida Record: 116 lbs 6 oz, Clearwater 1979 For most current cubera snapper regulations in the Florida please check out this FWC ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Blackened Fish, Boating, Ciguatera, Collier, Cook Your Catch, Cuban Snapper, Cubera, Cubera Snapper, Deep Sea, Deep Sea Fishing, Diving, Fillet, Fish, Fish Fillet Friday, Fish Fry, Fisheries, Fishing, Freedive, Fried Fish, FWC, How To, Lee, Offshore, Paradise Coast, Reef, Regulation, Scuba, Sea Food, Sea Grant, Seasons, Snapper, Species Profile, Sustainable, SWFL

UF/IFAS researchers creating an ‘Artificial Intelligence Connoisseur’


February 7, 2022

Can a computer “taste” a tomato or a blueberry? Well, not exactly, but it can tell scientists which volatiles in these fruits make them taste good, say University of Florida researchers. UF/IFAS breeder and geneticist Marcio Resende wants ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS
Tags: #aiatuf, AI, Artificial Intelligence, Blueberries, Harry Klee, Horticultural Sciences, Marcio Resende, Patricio Munoz, Smell, Taste, Taste Panels, Tomatoes, UF Sensory Lab
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Celebrate National Soup Day Today!


February 4, 2022

February 4 is National Soup Day!  While soup is a popular food all year, soup can be especially satisfying during colder winter months. History of Soup January is National Soup Month.  However, soup can be an easy nutrition-packed meal ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Cooking Tips, Featured, Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, National Soup Day, Soup

Celebrate #NationalSoupDay by Trying a New Soup Recipe with Oysters


February 4, 2022

Did you know that February 4th is National Homemade Soup Day? Why not join in on this celebration by trying a new soup recipe that includes oysters. Florida oysters are available year-round.  Oyster harvest is mainly done in the cooler months ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Cooking, Family, Florida Sea Grant, Food Is Our Middle Name, NationalSoupDay, Seafood, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, Youth

Think healthy soup is boring? Not so fast!


February 4, 2022

Soup is a favorite food of many people and can be enjoyed any time of the year.  There are many options, and it can be a healthy and nutritious part of any meal. Crackers, bread sticks, croutons, and/or fresh crusty bread can be a nice compliment ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Bowl Of Soup, Carrot, Enjoy The Flavors, Facebook Fb.me/ufifasnews, Food Is Our Middle Name, Healthy And Nutritious Part Of Any Meal, Instagram.com/ufifas_solutions, Lifetime Memories, Matzo Ball Soup, Matzo Ball Soup Recipe, NationalSoupDay, Onions And Celery, Soup, Twitter @UF_IFAS

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