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It Started with the Onion


February 4, 2022

At one point in my life I made homemade soup daily. At first it was an unwelcome chore done early in the morning for our café. We no longer have the café. I miss making soup. Moreover, I miss people’s reaction to a delicious and creative ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Food Business, Food Is Our Middle Name, NationalSoupDay, Onions, Produce, Restauranteur, Soup, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

Soup – the Ultimate Communal Comfort Food


February 3, 2022

Friday, February 4 is National Homemade Soup Day. UF/IFAS Extension is celebrating by using social media to share recipes, cooking tips and information about soup nutrition, locally sourced meats and produce, and safe food preparation. With ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Meat And Produce, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, NationalSoupDay, Soup, Special Topics

Thoughts of the Heart


February 1, 2022

With Valentine’s Day approaching, photos of red hearts, heart shaped boxes of chocolates, colored candy hearts, and all types of chocolate come to mind during the month of February.  Valentine’s Day just presents us all with another choice ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: A Healthy Diet, Avoid Being Sedentary, Be Wise About Your Portion Size, Choose Healthy Fats, Choose Red, Choose Red Fruits And Vegetables, Consume Fresh Fruit, Consume Fresh Fruits And Vegetables, Dark Chocolate, Engage In Portion Control, Exercise, February, Fill Your Heart With Positivity, Follow MyPlate Guidelines, Follow The Advice Of Your Health Care Provider, Gifts Of The Heart, Heart Health, Limit Added Sugars, Physical Activity, Practice Moderation, Reach Out To Others That May Be Isolated, Red Hearts, Schedule Annual Appointments With Your Health Care Provider, Stay Hydrated, Strawberries, Strive For A Healthy Weight, Thoughts Of The Heart, US Dietary Guidelines For Americans, Valentine's Day, Valentine's Day Gifts

2021 Indian River County Peanut Butter Challenge: What a Success!


February 1, 2022

The 2021 Peanut Butter Challenge was a tight race to the finish line as our 4-H clubs competed to bring in the most pounds. It was most certainly a race, but not a challenge this year, for the University of Florida Institute for Food ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Crops, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Florida Peanut Association, Florida Peanut Growers, Food Drive, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Challenge, The Florida Peanut Producers Association, Treasure Coast Food Bank, UF/IFAS Extension In The Community

Walk Across Wakulla with us!


January 31, 2022

The second annual "Walk Across Wakulla" event officially begins on February 7, 2022. Come join us! The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension office invites you and your family to Walk Across Wakulla with us! From February 7 until March 7, 2022, participants ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Health, Health And Wellness, Physical Activity, Walking, Wellness

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