Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Director Lorna Bravo
Did you know that October is National Farm to School month in Broward County?
The Broward County Commission issued a proclamation to the Davie-based UF/IFAS Extension ... READ MORE
Tour a Satsuma Grove on October 11.
There was a time when citrus production was booming in North Florida. In the 1920’s, Jackson County, Florida, was known as the satsuma capital of the world. Satsuma is a citrus variety with excellent ... READ MORE
Who is the Farm to School, Farm to Community Team?
The Farm to School, Farm to Community team is part of the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP). The team works to make Florida grown foods more accessible to SNAP-eligible people ... READ MORE
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.
Opportunities for Growth ... READ MORE
As the country becomes more health-conscious and concerned about eating habits, an increasing number of schools have embraced the farm to school movement.
“Farm to school” refers to programs that encourage agriculture-related education—such ... READ MORE