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Seminole County World Food Day and Holiday Food Drive


October 21, 2022

UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County is hosting a food drive October 17th-October 30th. Food Insecurity in Seminole County and Beyond: Food security is often defined as having a sufficient amount of and reliable access to nutritional, culturally ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Food Security, Food Systems, Foodforall, Health, Nutrition
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World Food Day: Leave No One Behind


October 3, 2022

What is World Food Day? World Food Day is an internationally day celebrated to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Every year, World Food Day is held on October 16. The day brings ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Farm To Fork, Food Security, Food Systems, SeminoleCountyAg, WorldFoodDay
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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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

Edible Bugs and Eating Insects


August 30, 2019

Insects may play a significant role in food security as the world’s population continues to grow as does the need for food. Eating insects is a hot topic and is beyond eating “ants- on- a -log” made with raisins, celery and peanut butter. ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, , Work & Life
Tags: Bees, Bugs, Cricket Muffins, Crickets, Culinary, Cultural Foods, Eating Insects, Edible Bugs, Entomophagy, Food, Food Allergy, Food Safety, Food Security, Global Food Security, Honey Bees, Insect Foods, Insects

UF partners with international organization to combat food insecurity in Africa

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October 26, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa – The University of Florida and a leading Africa-based international research institute are bringing their scientists together to speed the science of fighting hunger, poverty, and pollution. The UF Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Africa, Agreement, Food Security, IFAS, News

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