About this series
Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps.
In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE
Donna Sagan-Hortz is a nutrition educator in the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) and a certified food protection manager in Pinellas County, where she teaches residents how to prepare healthy meals on a budget.
A trained ... READ MORE
Despite the challenges and disruptions of COVID-19, Florida's Family Nutrition Program (FNP) team still did an incredible job last year and reached nearly 740,000 Floridians through nutrition education and through interventions and efforts in ... READ MORE
By Lakisha Crumpler
However your table looks this year, the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program has five tips for a healthy and budget-friendly holiday meal.
1. Plan, plan, plan
Planning is the key to success, and the first step ... READ MORE
By Stella Harbilas
Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020
“My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging ... READ MORE
The University of Florida/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, located in Dade City, offers a large variety of free healthy lifestyle and eating classes of which you may not have heard. Some of the programming includes the Family Nutrition Program ... READ MORE
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
This summer, many summer camps in Pasco County will get to see the Family Nutrition Program teach the Organ Wise Guys, a youth curriculum that gives “character” to our body’s organs. One of the main concepts the kids will take away from ... READ MORE
It’s the end of the school year, which, to the Family Nutrition Program, means one main thing: garden harvests! We were invited to several of the garden harvest events at the schools, where the children pick the vegetables that they grew all ... READ MORE
The parents at Gulfside Elementary had the opportunity to go on a grocery store tour this week after recently doing a trip for Lacoochee Elementary. One of the fun things about the tours is that, at the end, after going through all the five ... READ MORE