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Sustainability in Urban Food Production in Broward County


July 13, 2021

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

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Farm Management, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Broward, Community Garden, Community Health, Extension, Hydroponics, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Master Gardeners, UF/IFAS Solutions, Urban Farming, Urban Food Systems, Urban Gardening

Broward County Master Gardener Volunteers Evaluate UF/IFAS Lettuce Lines Grown Hydroponically


May 26, 2020

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent Lorna Bravo Food security is a critical concern as the global population expands, and natural resources dwindle. Smart solutions for more efficient farming, hardier crops, ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Work & Life
Tags: Community Garden, Conservation, Food Security, Gallons Of Water, Hydroponics, Kids Grow Food, Lettuce, Lettuce Breeding, Sustainability, Urban Farming, Urban Farms, Urban Food Systems, Vegetables
Collage of Photos in the Ochs Garden

Chester Ochs 4-H Center to Open Community Garden in Fall


May 3, 2019

The Chester Ochs 4-H Educational Center will open it's first inter-generational garden in Fall of 2019. The Ochs Community Garden will be open to any Pinellas County Resident interested in gardening. (more…) READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture
Tags: 4-H, Community Garden, Garden, Pinellas County, Vegetable Garden, Volunteer, Youth, Youth Development

Dade City Watson Park Community Garden: Get your free plot now!


January 8, 2018

The first community garden in Florida to arise through the cooperation of the University of Florida and a local municipality, Dade City Watson Park Community Garden is off to a great start and destined for abundant success. Just a month after ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Budget, Community, Community Garden, Dade City, Eating, Healthy, Master Gardener, Municipality, Parks, Program, Skills, University Of Florida, Vegetables, Volunteers, Wheelchair

Sweet Potato Harvest at Hilltop Landings Community Garden


October 10, 2017

Sweet Potato Harvest at Hilltop Landings Community Garden After 5 months in the ground, the sweet potatoes at Hilltop Landings Community Garden were finally big enough and ready to harvest. This past week the UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Garden, Cooking, Demonstration, Family Nutrition Program, Harvest, Hilltop Landings, Recipe, Sweet Potato

Garden Education Grows in Community Garden


June 28, 2017

Figure 1: Stacey Struhar (FCS Agent), utilizing My Plate to teach portion control and how to balance a meal correctly with the Food Pyramid five food groups. Located in Resurrection Park off of Calle de Milagros (a/k/a Lock St), the Mariposa ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum
Tags: Balanced Meal, Community Garden, Curriculum, Dade City, Garden, Lock Street, My Plate, Nutrients, Pasco Extension, Vegetables, Youth

UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension, Community Gardens Program Update


June 23, 2017

On Tuesday, the 20th of June, the Pasco County Board of Commissioners passed the first county Urban Agriculture Ordinance in the State of Florida. With this leap forward, the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension, Community Gardens (CG) Program is ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Garden, Extension, Moore Michen, Ordinance, Pasco, Urban Agriculture

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