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Crunchy or smooth? The Peanut Butter Challenge accepts them all 

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September 22, 2022

The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and is set to spread statewide again ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Emily Beach, Food Is Our Middle Name, Libbie Johnson, Peanut Butter Challenge

MEDIA ALERT: August 18 honey taste-testing event with UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie, partners, to commemorate World Honey Bee Day

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August 11, 2022

WHAT: On August 18, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County will host a taste-testing of locally grown honey varieties direct from beekeepers. Honey tastings will be available while supplies last from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Examples of honey available ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Food Is Our Middle Name, Honey Bee Research And Extension Lab, Honey Bees, National Honey Bee Day, Pollinators, Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association, UF/IFAS Extension Highlands County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County, UFIFASExtension, World Honey Bee Day

Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Avocado Day 2022

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July 20, 2022

National Avocado Day is July 31, 2022, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. We can also ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Avocado, Guacamole, July31, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious

Orange Juice is One Good Source of Vitamin C

May 4, 2022

Did you know, May 4th is National Orange Juice Day? Consider starting your day off with a glass of tasty orange juice or a fresh, sweet orange added to a healthy breakfast. Pack a delicious orange in your lunch.  Bring a bag or bowl of flavorful ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: #AllinforCitrus, #FoodIsOurMiddleName, #NOJD2022, 5 A Day, A Healthy Diet, Broward County, Calcium, Delicious, Delicious Fruits And Vegetables, Eating For Good Health, Enjoy Florida Orange Juice, Florida, Fortified, Healthy Breakfast, Hydration, Immunity And Vitamin, Immunity And Vitamin C, National Orange Juice Day, Orange Juice, Orange Segments, Orange Slices, Oranges, Pandemic And Flu Season, Pith, Recipes Using Oranges As An Ingredient, Vitamin C, Vitamin D
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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

Follow the Rainbow for Good Health

March 1, 2022

The colors of the rainbow are beautiful and display in this order: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Our food comes in a multitude of colors, which can be best seen in the produce section of the grocery store reflecting a ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, A Healthy Diet, Agriculture, Balanced Nutrition, Colorful Fruits And Vegetables, Delicious Fruits And Vegetables, Eating For Good Health, Florida, Florida Gardening, Florida Grown Produce, Florida Produce, Food Safety, Fruits And Vegetables, Gardening, Good Nutrition, Health, Healthy, Healthy Produce, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Program, Moderation, MyPlate, Nutrition, Nutrition Month, Portion Control, Variety, Well-balanced Diet
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Have you heard about Food Check-Out Week?

February 13, 2022

What is Food Check-Out Week? According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the average family of four will earn enough money after seven weeks of working to pay for all their food for the rest of the year. Our farmers work all year ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Cooking, Farm Tour, Food Check-out Week, Local Agriculture, Local Farms, Local Foods, SeminoleCountyAg, Thank A Farmer, Think Local
Seminole County Adventures in Agriculture

Seminole County Adventures in Agriculture with Your Paper Farmer

February 11, 2022

What is the idea? The average person is far removed from how their food gets from the farm to their plate. However, we have learned there are lots of ways to get connected with local agriculture, especially here in Seminole County. This might ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture
Tags: #FoodIsOurMiddleName, Flat Farmer, Local Ag, LocalFood, Seminole County, SeminoleCountyAg

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