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Enjoy Seasonal Strawberries


March 27, 2023

National Strawberry Month is celebrated during the month of May. It’s a good time to think about eating, growing, picking, serving and storing delicious and sweet strawberries. Strawberries are grown year round and Florida grows a lot of berries. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
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Pollinator Plants, Plant Clinic & Farmer’s Market


May 16, 2022

If you are interested in learning about pollinators and how to attract them to your garden and/or need help diagnosing a lawn, landscape or garden problem and want to purchase locally grown produce, we have two upcoming events for you. First, ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Bees, Butterflies, Farmer's Market, Fresh Produce, Lawns, Plant Diagnostics, Pollinator Plants, Seminar, Soil Testing, Weeds

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

INCREASING ACCESSIBILITY TO FRESH PRODUCE IN URBAN FOOD DESERTS IN VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLORIDA.


April 11, 2020

J. Sewards, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Volusia County, DeLand, Fl. Situation: Many communities search for ways to increase access to fresh produce as a way to improve overall health outcomes and build a sense of community. The ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Horticulture, Work & Life
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Community Gardens, DeLand, Fresh Produce, Horticulture, Hydroponic, J. Sewards, UF IFAS Extension, Volusia County

Keep It Clean: Washing Raw Foods


November 9, 2015

You may wonder whether you need to wash raw foods before you prepare them. While it’s true that certain foods should be washed before they’re eaten, washing other types of foods isn’t recommended. Learn the do’s and don’ts of washing ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Cleaning Raw Foods, Family Health And Nutrition, Family Hot Topic, Food Handling, Food Safety, Fresh Produce, Fruits And Vegetables, Keep It Clean, Raw Meats, Washing Fresh Produce

What’s in Season Now?

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June 3, 2015

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida--one of them is guava! ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Cooking, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fresh From Florida, Fresh Produce, Fruit, FYCS, Guava, Health, Healthy, Mango, My Plate, Nutrition, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Living, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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