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Preserving Strawberries: A Guide to Freezing

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February 16, 2024

As we relish the flavors of locally grown strawberries, their sweet aroma and vibrant hues evoke the essence of sunshine captured in each bite. In the wake of Valentine's Day, where strawberries often take center stage, let's dive into the art ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Food Preservation, Food Safety, Freezing Fruit, Strawberries
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Learn about Pollinators for your Landscape and Garden


March 14, 2023

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn how to bring pollinators to your property, enjoy a delicious lunch and even learn how to cook and store fresh herbs. This and more will be covered at the No Mow March Event taking place at the Okaloosa ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Recreation, Turf, Wildlife
Tags: Events, Growing Vegetables, Herbs, Lawns, Pollinators, Wildflowers
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No Mow March Event on March 27


March 1, 2023

If you are interested in learning more about pollinators that are important to wildlife, on our farms and in our lawns, landscapes and gardens, you’ll be interested in the No Mow March event. This event offers something for everyone from ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Health & Nutrition, HOME LANDSCAPES, Horticulture, Lawn, Turf, Wildlife
Tags: Annual Weeds, Easter Egg Safety, Lawns, Pollinators, Seminar
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How to Use a Food Thermometer


November 22, 2019

You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information: https://www.facebook.com/UFIFASNWFCS/videos/vl.3187756837932254/491642101442297/?type=1   Sources: IsItDoneYet.gov Is ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, , WORK & LIFE
Tags: Cooking Temperatures, Food Thermometer

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