The holidays are fast approaching, and we all know what that means: parties, celebrations, gatherings, and more, where food is always in abundance. Take if from me; I love sweets and indulging in all the foods that a holiday celebration has ... READ MORE
Many of us enjoy baking during the holiday season. It's a time to get out our favorite cookie recipes, put on our aprons, break out the measuring cups and spoons, and get started baking those family-treasured delights. But, it's not a time to ... READ MORE
If you're like me, the holiday season is a looooong stretch of eating, and sometimes indulging on foods I normally don't eat during the year. It starts with Thanksgiving. Usually ends with a family gathering on New Year's Day. And, is sprinkled ... READ MORE
Authored by Amanda Decker
UF/IFAS Extension Orange County Summer Intern
Graduating UF CALS December, 2022
B.S. Plant Science specialization in Plant Breeding and Genetics
What Exactly Are Microgreens?
Florida offers year round gardening, ... READ MORE
When you hear the word "Fall"….What is the first color that comes to mind? What food?
“Orange and pumpkins?” “Red and apples? Think of all fruits and vegetables orange and red - apples, carrots, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, acorn and butternut ... READ MORE
Authors: Naima Ibrahim, Tiare Silvasy, Virgilia Zabala
Kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a dark-green leafy vegetable and cool season crop that’s planting season is close to an end. For anyone living in Central Florida, the timeframe for ... READ MORE
Heart disease continues to be the “leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States” and is one of the most preventable" (CDC, 2020). One risk factor of heart disease in uncontrolled high blood pressure. There are several ... READ MORE
January 1st, 2020. More than 51% of Americans started the year, as they have many others, with the New Year’s Resolution to “eat healthier” (Buchholz, 2019). What we know is that in a normal year, fewer than 10% of Americans maintain all ... READ MORE
Since 2014, nearly half a million people have committed to "Dining In" on December 3rd for FCS day! Family and Consumer sciences works hard to educate families about essential life skills and provide helpful resources. Show your support for ... READ MORE