While it’s good to stock up now on nonperishable food, do you know what to do with your current refrigerated food before the storm hits? Perishable food becomes compromised during a power outage after a certain amount of time. ... READ MORE
People who own ‘small acreage’ usually look to have some ‘small agriculture’ that perhaps enhances their income or enhances their rural lifestyle. Poultry are a popular choice because they are relatively easy to manage. Goats and sheep ... READ MORE
The Family and Consumer Sciences agents of the Southwest Florida District have a myriad of program expertise, and now they are coming together to share it in a free four-part virtual series. With Earth Day coming up, the agents tied in this ... READ MORE
The ServSafe Manager’s class and exam session will be offered again in Pasco County at our Dade City office. ServSafe is the national food safety certification for those working, or planning to work, in the food industry. The class/exam ... READ MORE
Florida now has confirmed cases of Bird Flu, which is Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). While the cases in Brevard, Palm Beach and Volusia Counties were detected in wild birds, poultry owners need to be vigilant. Cases have also ... READ MORE
If you’re searching for a new home, you’ve certainly noticed the current state of the housing market. The cost of housing has gone up considerably, but it’s important to realize how much house you can afford realistically so that the ... READ MORE
With National Soup Day on February 4th, and with all of this cold weather we’re having, this is the perfect time to talk about soup. Have you had some recently? Maybe you had it more than once in the past month. And with so many varieties, ... READ MORE
Now that it’s December, we’re about to be surrounded by countless opportunities to eat unhealthy food. Cakes, brownies, cupcakes, and chocolates at events or given to you as gifts will be pervasive. Between office parties, friends’ parties, ... READ MORE
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Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project?
For many families that have a child with certain food allergies, the scariest part about Halloween is making sure their child does not ingest candy with the allergen. Common allergens, such as nuts ... READ MORE