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backyard garden with raised garden beds

Victory gardens: How UF helped communities grow during the pandemic and beyond


June 21, 2021

COVID-19 brought national food supply-chain disruptions, increased pressure on food banks and struggle for families across the country. The statewide UF/IFAS Extension victory garden program began as an effort to empower those in need to grow ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Backyard Gardening, Columbia County, Florida Vegetable Gardening, Food Insecurity, Food Security, Home-grown Food, Marion County, Orange County, Sumter County, UF/IFAS Extension Columbia County, UF/IFAS Extension Marion County, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Urban Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Vegetable Gardens, Victory 2020 Garden, Victory Gardens
rows of lettuce grown hydroponically

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays


November 18, 2020

Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal. The course will teach participants how to grow hydroponic butter bibb lettuce and includes all the ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Holiday Meal, Home Hydroponics, Home-grown Food, Hydroponic Farming, Hydroponics, Lettuce, Salad, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County

COVID-19 response: New UF/IFAS web page to give tips on home-grown food


April 28, 2020

For some, few activities beat the satisfaction of growing food at home. They find it fascinating to pull peas from pods, which in turn satisfies a need to create something from soil, water, seeds and sun. With the onset and continuation of ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Covid-19, Home-grown Food, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF/IFAS Extension, Vegetable Gardening, Victory Gardens, Web Page, Wendy Wilber

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