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MEDIA ALERT: Broward youth grow food, protect environment with UF/IFAS at YMCA Weston

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April 4, 2024

WHAT: How do you capture the attention of youth, so they embrace environmentally friendly habits? How do you engage them in adopting sustainable best practices that will grow with them? You introduce food into the picture and engage all their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Conservation, Curriculum, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Environmental Stewards, Kimberly Moore, Media Alert, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County 4-H, YMCA, Youth

Jumpstart your holidays at a wreath-making workshop with Florida 4-H in Broward

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November 29, 2023

Interested in jumpstarting your holidays with a crafty exercise that doubles as a fundraiser for Broward County 4-H youth programming? Look no further and sign up for a fun and festive wreath-making workshop scheduled for December 9 from ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Summer Camp, 4-H Youth Development, Alexandra Goetz, Florida 4-H, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension Broward County, Wreath
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Miami-Dade County 4-H, part of $12.5M grant to empower underserved communities

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May 23, 2023

Thanks to a $12.5 million grant from The Children's Trust, the 4-H Youth Development Program at UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County is set to expand its outreach to communities in need. The Children’s Trust has awarded the grant to ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, 4-H Miami-Dade, 4-H Youth Development Program, Agriculture Education, Agritech, AgriTech And Food Systems Internship, Food Systems, Healthy Eating, Kenan Bridges, STEM, The Children's Trust, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Youth Fitness

Miami-Dade 4-H teens head to Washington D.C. to showcase skills in agricultural technology

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January 26, 2023

Last summer, 4-H teens from Miami-Dade County worked on a five-week apprenticeship to address food insecurity by growing food in unconventional spaces in Overtown. Now, two of the six interns will take what they learned to the Ignite ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Blog Community, Curriculum, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriscience, Agritech, Agrotechnology, Cooperative Extension, Florida 4-H, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Food Insecurity, Food Security, Hydroponics, Ignite By 4-H National Conference, Indoor Vertical Farming, Miami-Dade Count Y Public Schools, STEM, Teens, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Urban Food Farming, Usda, Vertical Farming, Workforce Development

MEDIA ALERT: Miami Dade HS interns explore urban food production with partners, historic Red Rooster Overtown

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July 28, 2022

WHAT: Six Miami-Dade County public high school students are at the final stage of a comprehensive internship program exposing them to the many facets of urban food production in South Florida. On August 3, the interns will celebrate their ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agribusiness, Florida 4-H, Indoor Vertical Farming, Sustainable Urban Food Production, Vertical Farming
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Florida Youth Naturalist Program launches statewide

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February 22, 2022

A new program is available for young nature enthusiasts interested in learning more about Florida’s environment. Inspired by the Florida Master Naturalist program, this youth program takes kids aged 10 to 13 on a journey through Florida’s ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Curriculum, Forests, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, Wildlife
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Curriculum, Florida Master Naturalist Program, Florida Sea Grant, Florida Youth Naturalist Program, Nature, Tag/Florida-Youth-Naturalist-Program/, UF IFAS Extension Bookstore, Youth
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Growing the ag work force, one classroom at a time

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May 19, 2021

Agriculture is the second largest industry in Florida with an estimated market value of over $7.46 billion according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but uncertainty of the industry’s future labor force remains, as the average age of ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Curriculum, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Ag Literacy, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Literacy, Doctor Of Plant Medicine, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Outreach

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