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UF/IFAS holding workshop for farmers’ market managers and vendors

October 16, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Farmers markets have been growing in popularity throughout the last decade as consumers discover the benefits of buying farm-fresh food directly from small-scale, local growers. However, increasing popularity has also ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Extension, Farmers' Markets, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, University Of Florida

UF Field and Fork Pantry dedicated; facility will feed campus community members in need

September 8, 2015

Click on image for high-res version. Photo cutline below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Vowing that hunger should never be a barrier to education, University of Florida officials dedicated the campus’ newest enterprise addressing hunger within ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Money Matters, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Security, Hunger, Payne, Prizzia

UF/IFAS survey: We like seafood, but we don’t eat enough

July 15, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Nearly half of Floridians eat more seafood than they did five to 10 years ago, but 40 percent still do not eat the federally recommended dietary intake of seafood, a new UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant-funded survey shows. Floridians ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Bryan Fluech, Chuck Adams, Consumers, Food And Resource Economics, Sea Grant, Seafood

UF CALS courses, majors evolve to meet changing demands

July 8, 2015

See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As the University of Florida prepares to embark on the 2015-16 academic year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers several courses and majors that reflect how the institution adapts ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, WORK & LIFE
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Nutrition, Sue Percival

UF/IFAS study: New information changes few opinions on GMOs, global warming

June 2, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- First impressions are important. So much so that even armed with new information, many people won’t change their minds about genetically modified foods and global warming, a new University of Florida study shows. In ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Food Safety, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Consumers, Food And Resource Economics, Global Warming

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