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Connect with your local food system this World Food Day

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October 11, 2022

World Food Day is celebrated globally each year on October 16. Those in Central Florida can celebrate with local UF/IFAS Extension events throughout October. In 2021, 13.5 million U.S. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked reliable ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community Gardens, Farm To Table, Farms, Food Banks, Food Insecurity, Food System, Food Systems, Global Food Systems Institute, Hunger, Local Food, World Food Day

It’s #PeanutButterChallenge Time!

October 6, 2022

Food Insecurity in Florida Food insecurity is an obstacle many Floridians face. In 2021, it was estimated that roughly 2.2 million Floridians lacked access to healthy food, with just over 660,000 being children. In Orange County specifically, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #ocextensionnews, #peanutbutterchallenge, Food Insecurity, Master Gardener, Peanut Butter Challenge, Peanut Industry, Residential Horticulture, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
Miranda Badolato (doctoral student) and Alaina Mitchell (study staff) measuring skin carotenoid status (indirect marker of fruit and vegetable intake), Nutrition in a Box, nutrition behaviors | Food Science and Human Nutrition UF/IFAS

Faculty Feature: Dr. Anne Mathews, Nutritional Sciences

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September 27, 2021

We are so pleased to introduce Dr. Anne Mathews, RDN to the Discover FSHN Series! Dr. Mathews is an Associate Professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida. She is dedicated to promoting healthy nutrition ... READ MORE

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Graduate Student Feature: Rufus Theophilus, Nutritional Sciences

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January 11, 2021

A hearty welcome to Rufus Theophilus, a first year Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF! Rufus recently joined Dr. Liwei Gu's lab after spending last year honing his molecular research skills. ... READ MORE

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My View: Mobilizing and Empowering Our Communities to End Food Insecurity

December 6, 2019

By Alfred Koch, junior nutritional sciences major with a minor in food science As a University of Florida student studying nutritional sciences and food science in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, I want to help solve ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food Insecurity, Nutritional Sciences

Students Attend Summer Program to Learn How to Solve Global Food Insecurity

September 24, 2019

While attending a summer camp with the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), 46 high school students visited the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and collected water samples to assess clarity and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Feeding The World, Florida Youth Institute, Food Insecurity, FYI, Global Youth Institute, Gyi, The World Food Prize, UF-IFAS
Lemane Delva, second from left, and Antonio Antoine, far right, with two attendees.

Professionals aim to lower Haiti’s high level of crop losses

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December 26, 2017

      Download training materials PETIONVILLE, Haiti — Agricultural experts from across Haiti gathered recently to learn ways to solve one of the country’s most-challenging food supply issues: Crop losses after ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: Aflatoxin, Antonio Antoine, Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Food Insecurity, Food Safety, Lemane Delva, Postharvest, Support To Agriculture Research Development (SARD)

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