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
The impacts of Hurricane Ian are still being felt by many in Seminole County. This is why it is important for residents to understand what resources are available for them and their neighbors.
On October 7th, 2022 the U.S. ... READ MORE
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
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
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Twenty-seven high school students from Florida and beyond participated in the virtual 2021 Florida Youth Institute to learn more about agriculture, natural resources and life sciences’ roles in improving global food security.
Open ... READ MORE
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
Gardening is a great way to get some exercise, relieve stress, eat healthier, and increase your food security. And while some of us have always enjoyed gardening, it’s great to see a whole new crop of gardeners is emerging as people find themselves ... READ MORE
Local farming and home gardening is never more relevant than in times of emergency when food supply and distribution have the potential to become unstable. Those stuck at home can make the most of it and grow a great spring garden. Tropical ... READ MORE
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
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