By Erica Bennett, Dietetic Intern Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
We all know green vegetables are healthy, but did you know that they can also reduce the risk of heart disease?
Along with a myriad of other important vitamins and minerals, ... READ MORE
On January 22, UF/IFAS Extension will host a community discussion about climate change in partnership with the University of South Florida. The event will be held at the Main Library in St. Petersburg and supports the library''s 4E Sustainability ... READ MORE
Apps, or application software, are designed for use with smart devices like tablets and smartphones to make your life simpler and easier. So have you considered using a green app? From recycling to carbon emissions, water footprints and ... READ MORE
The New Year is almost here and with that comes predictions of what 2015 will hold. When it comes to food, there is a lot to look forward to. Here are just a few of those trends.
Nuts: Move over almonds. Pistachios are predicted to take center ... READ MORE
Every day when we turn on the tap to get a drink, take a shower, or wash our hands, most of us probably aren't thinking about what is in the water besides, well, water. Some say they can smell chlorine when they run their faucet, while others ... READ MORE
Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida's Urban Tree Management Professor will be giving a morning program on Friday, January 16th, 2015 at UF/IFAS Extension Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL.
The cost is $25
Certified Arborists ... READ MORE
It’s the holiday season and electronic gadgets are popular gift items. From upgrades to replacements, new purchases or trade-ins, electronic items like cell phones, tablets, laptops, and digital cameras results in a stream of obsolete or inoperable ... READ MORE
In Florida, we are lucky to enjoy boating as a year-round sport. However, with winter comes changing marine conditions, such as increased wind speeds and decreased water temperatures. Whether you are a paddler, a sailor, or a motor boater, it ... READ MORE
There are great ways to reduce waste, save money and commit to a better environment during this holiday season. The holidays can be a stressful time if consumerism becomes the focus. Focusing on happy moments with family and friends rather than ... READ MORE
Theresa Badurek, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
It’s almost winter and the cooler weather is already here. While some Central Florida winter days are warm, others can bring cold winds, frosts, and even freezes. These conditions ... READ MORE