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Eating Whole Grains

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Whole grain foods now fill the grocery store aisles—you can find them in chips, bread, rice, oatmeal, and cereals. While they are known for being healthier than refined grains, some people may feel hesitant to try them. Learn… Read More

Enviroshopping

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Did you know that Floridians throw away about eight pounds of garbage per person every day? That’s double the national average. Unfortunately, our trash wastes energy and materials. Waste also releases pollutants into the environment. While trash can… Read More

Tailgating Food Safety

Tailgating is a popular weekend activity, especially during football season. Spending time with friends and family while eating good food is a fun way to share in team spirit before a game, but you do not want food… Read More

Sustainable Elementary School Tips

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As children return to school, parents may scramble to buy last-minute supplies, coordinate rides for their children, and manage grocery lists. While all of these tasks are important, parents should also consider ways their children can make this… Read More

Hurricane Prep for Ag Producers

Agricultural producers face unique challenges when preparing for and recovering from disasters. With that in mind, we have summarized relevant information from our Disaster Handbook for you. We also offer guidelines and safety tips for restoring damaged businesses… Read More

School Gardens: What You Need to Know

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Since the early 1900s, school gardens have been flourishing throughout the nation. Community and school gardens were first created to help raise the moral and social skills of children who used the gardens. Benefits Opportunities for Growth &… Read More

Sustainable College Living

Colleges and universities across the nation are taking strides to become more sustainable, but they are not alone. Students can also participate to help their schools with sustainability efforts. By taking small steps, you can help your college… Read More