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New study shows why strawberries must keep (their) cool

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February 16, 2021

Right about now, if you eat a Florida strawberry, odds are it’s going to taste oh-so-good. That’s no accident. Strawberries are in season, and those you see at the grocery store should be shipped and stocked at the right temperature, says ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Antioxidants, Chill, Cold Chain, Harvest, Horticultural Sciences, Jeff Brecht, Market, Refrigeration, Shipping, Strawberries, Supply Chain, Temperatures

New blueberry variety honors benefactor and UF alumnus Alto Straughn


October 29, 2020

When Patricio Muñoz developed the University of Florida’s newest blueberry variety, he wanted to name the fruit in honor of Alto Straughn, a longtime, strong supporter of UF’s blueberry breeding program. “A ‘sentinel’ is a watcher ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: 'Sentinel', Alto Straughn, Blueberry, Cultivar, Horticultural Sciences, Market, Patricio Munoz, Smell, Taste

Learn how to “Eat with the Seasons”


January 19, 2016

The Englewood Farmers Market is partnering with the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP), the SNAP-Ed implementing agency in Florida, and Florida Organic Growers’ Fresh Access Bucks (FAB) program to conduct a special cooking demonstration ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: David Bearl, Family Nutrition Program, FNP, Fresh Access Bucks, Fruits, Market, Nutrition, Pgm_FNP, Recipes, SNAP-Ed, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Vegetables

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