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UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Programs in Broward County


July 5, 2022

Article by UF/IFAS Extension Broward County Urban Horticulture Agent/CED Lorna Bravo What is the UF/IFAS Extension Summer Internship Program? The summer internship program is a collaboration between the Florida Cooperative Extension Service and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Broward County, Composting, Container Gardening, Critters, Entomology, Extension, Florida Gardening, Food Waste, Food Waste Prevention, Gardening, Internships, Invertebrates, MGVs, Urban Area, Urban Horticulture, Vermicomposting

Prevent Food Waste


March 28, 2022

Food waste can be a huge issue for many families and consumers. As a country, we throw away an estimated 40 percent of all the food produced, or up to 160 billion pounds each year. The cost of that waste approaches approximately $218 billion. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Buying Food In Bulk, Chill Food, Chill Food Properly, Create A Shopping List, Don't Over Buy, Don't Waste Food, Food, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Protection, Food Safety And Quality, Food Safety Matters, Food Waste, Food Waste Can Be Prevented, Food Waste Prevention, Food Waste Reduction Suggestions, Freezing, Garbage, Ideas To Prevent Food Waste, Leftovers, Prevent Food Waste, Safe To Eat, Save Food Dollars, Save Money, Use A Shopping List, Use Up Leftovers

Savor the Flavor of Florida Summer


June 30, 2021

I cannot be the only one noticing the mangoes dripping off the trees across south Orlando. The bountiful blushy pink fruits remind us that Florida’s summers are not quite the food deserts that we dramatize. In fact, Florida supports a forest ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Edible Landscape, Florida, Food, Food Forest, Food Waste, Fresh From Florida, Fresh Produce, Fruits, Hwooten, Local Food, Ocextension, Summer, Summer Harvest, Urban Farm, Yard, Yard Farm
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The Challenge of Food Waste and Loss & How You Can Help


April 29, 2020

Some of the compelling images during the coronavirus pandemic have shown massive amounts of produce being plowed under and milk being dumped. At the same time, people across the nation and world are facing financial hardship, food supply shortages, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, , Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Commercial Horticulture Digest, Coronavirus, Food Waste, Local Food, Martin County, UF IFAS Extension

Celebrating 50 years of Earth Day – Reducing Food Waste


April 22, 2020

Co-authors: Holly Abeels, Alicia Betancourt, and Dr. Ashley Smyth April 22, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The theme for this year’s Earth Day is “climate action”. Climate change is the biggest challenge the world faces ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Action, Climate Change, Earth Day, Earth Day 2020, Environment, Food Waste, Sustainability

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