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Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase


January 5, 2021

During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Comfort Food, Covid-19, Eating, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food-secure, Jeanette Andrade, Nutrition, Pandemic, Salt, Snacks, Stress, Sugar

Eating from Backyard Gardens in South Florida


May 15, 2020

The pandemic of 2020 has many families faced with job loss, reduced income, and tight budgets leading to limited food options. Food donation lines are long. Many are in need. Farmers are making local produce available directly to consumers. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition,
Tags: #Covid-19 Pandemic, Avocado, Carambola, Eating, Eating For Good Health, Eating From South FL Garden, Eating From The Backyard, Economical Meals, Food Safety, Green Beans, Hand Washing, Limited Food Options, Local Food, Local Produce, Mango, Nutritious Meals, Recipes, Star Fruit, Tight Budgets, Tomatoes, UF/IFAS Solutions, Well Balanced Meals

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

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