About this series
Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the years-long COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide, from grocery shelves to gas pumps.
In an ongoing effort to help people – ... READ MORE
Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County
Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County
Sustainability should not just be a buzzword during Earth Month. The fact that everybody either shops for or eats groceries ... READ MORE
I don’t know about you, but throwing food out kills me. So many people don’t have enough to eat, and I feel guilty when I do it. And, it’s also a waste of food dollars. So, what can we do to stretch food dollars, and to prevent food waste ... READ MORE
Ever wonder what your food labels really say? Everyone knows that food labels can be an important source of information about calories and the nutritional value of foods they eat; which becomes an important tool in trying to maintain a heart ... READ MORE
Grocery shopping is probably one of my least favorite weekly chores. I have a family of picky eaters and it’s difficult to find healthy meals that please everyone. I can think of a million ways I’d rather spend my time than navigating ... READ MORE
Since most produce is available in grocery stores year-round, it’s hard to know if what you’re buying is in season in your region. Furthermore, just because something is locally in season doesn’t mean that it is sustainable in your region.
What ... READ MORE