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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

New tool helps strengthen local food systems

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August 12, 2022

Effective food systems– which include the people, processes and places involved with moving food from local farm to plates – provide equity, sustainability, profitability and resiliency to communities. UF/IFAS researchers conducted a study ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Community Food Systems, Farmer's Market, Farmers Markets, Food Policy, Food System, Food Systems, Local, Local Food, Local Markets, Small Urban Farm, Small Urban Farms, Toolkit, Urban Agriculture, Urban Food Production
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Seminole County Young Farmers and Ranchers Kick Off Meeting Sept 29th!


August 10, 2022

When and Where? Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30PM UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County Auditorium (250 W County Home Rd, Sanford, FL, 32773) Register in advanced using the google form. Free food will be provided to those that register ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Farm Bureau, Florida Ag, Florida Farm Bureau, Food Systems, SeminoleCountyAg, Voice Of Agriculture, YFR, Young Farmers And Ranchers
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Faculty Feature: Dr. Boce Zhang, Food Science

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July 1, 2022

In this installment of our Discover FSHN Series, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Boce Zhang. Dr. Zhang is an assistant professor of food microbiology in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at UF. His multi-disciplinary research aims ... READ MORE

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Tags: Astromicrobiology, Biointerface Science, Discover Fshn, Discover Fshn Series, Dr. Boce Zhang, Faculty, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Faculty, Food Systems, Food-science-faculty-feature, Machine Learning, Microbial Omics, Nanopore Sequencing, Nanotechnology, Pathogen Resistance, Smart Packaging

FOOD SYSTEMS IN SEASON WORKSHOPS ON YOUTUBE LIVE.


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) W. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL and W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: There is ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Bill Lester, Brooksville, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Systems, Hernando County, Ifas Extension, St. Augustine, St. John's County, Wendy Lynch, William Lester
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A Recap of the 2022 Seminole County Farm Tour


April 7, 2022

What was the 2022 Seminole County Farm Tour? On the morning of Friday, March 25, 2022, we embarked on our journey of learning about local agriculture and food systems. We started at the UF/IFAS Seminole County Extension Office and then ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Agriculture, Farm Tour, Food Systems, Fresh From Florida, SeminoleCountyAg, Think Local
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Spring, the Time to Grow….Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle!


April 5, 2022

Grow Your Florida Healthy Florida Lifestyle Class 2022: The UF/IFAS Extension in Seminole County is excited to be hosting a class called Grow Your Healthy Florida Lifestyle. During this 5-week IN-PERSON course, participants will get to learn ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, FFL, Food Systems, Grow, Health And Wellbeing

Meet UF/IFAS Extension Orange County’s Newest Agent!

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March 22, 2022

It’s Nice to Meet You!  My name is Hillary Ayers and I am excited to be your new Family and Consumer Sciences/Food Systems Agent with UF/IFAS Extension Orange County! I started my position at the beginning of March and now that I am all ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Family And Consumer Sciences, Food Systems, Health And Wellness, New Agent, Ocextension, Orange County

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