National Guacamole Day is September 16, 2021, 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. ... READ MORE
Are you wondering if you can use home-grown tropical fruit from your farm or yard to make allowable or baked Cottage Food items?
The short answer is yes. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) notes Cottage Food ... READ MORE
It’s mango season and it’s also the perfect time to learn how to grow these tropical fruit trees in Southwest Florida.
Join the UF|IFAS Extension Collier County team for a half-day workshop and learn how to grow Citrus-Alternative ... READ MORE
Scales are small, stationary, shell-like insects on leaf, stems or fruit surfaces. They are flat or pear-shaped, white or grey. There are several kinds of scales that can be found on the upper or under surface of leaves. The female scale lays ... READ MORE
Mangos are grown in tropical and subtropical lowlands throughout the world. In Florida, mangos are grown commercially in Dade, Lee, and Palm Beach Counties and as dooryard trees in warm locations along the southeastern and southwestern coastal ... READ MORE
Seafood at Your Fingertips Live is going tropical! Summer is in full swing and mangos are ripe for the picking! Try your hand at preparing this nutritious, sweet, savory and refreshing seafood dish! The proportion of the ingredients in this ... READ MORE
It looks to be a good year for mangoes. Locally, many mango trees are loaded with fruit promising a sweet June and July harvest. There is hardly any other tropical fruit that almost everybody likes. While mangoes are not suitable for everywhere, ... READ MORE
The pandemic of 2020 has many families faced with job loss, reduced income, and tight budgets leading to limited food options. Food donation lines are long. Many are in need. Farmers are making local produce available directly to consumers. ... READ MORE
Though summer’s end is nearing, there is still time to find and enjoy the sweet tropical goodness of Florida-grown mangoes. With so many cultivars available, Florida’s mango season typically stretches from as early as March, with the ripening ... READ MORE
It's mango season and it's also the perfect time to learn how to grow tropical fruit trees in Southwest Florida. Join the UF/IFAS Extension Collier county team for a half-day workshop to learn how to grow Citrus-Alternative Fruit Trees, ... READ MORE