What is World Food Day?
World Food Day is an internationally day celebrated to commemorate the date of the founding of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. Every year, World Food Day is held on October 16. The day brings ... READ MORE
Oh the joys of a local Farmer’s Market. I’ve been a farmer’s market attendee since I can remember. I spent many Saturday mornings strolling down a blocked off street, going from vendor to vendor spending the $10 or so my ... READ MORE
Food Preservation Saves You Money
If you are like me, you may get a little overzealous at the farmer’s market or grocery store when the produce is looking extra fresh and crisp. Maybe there is a great ‘buy two, get the third free’ deal ... READ MORE
What is National Farm Safety and Health Week?
Agriculture is one of the most important industries in the United States, but also one of the most hazardous. Many injuries seen in agriculture can be prevented through proper training and education. ... READ MORE
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave ... READ MORE
Have you ever been frustrated that you prepared a home cooked meal and everyone complained that the meat was tough? The answer can be as simple as using a thermometer to cook to the right temperature.
Why Use a Food Thermometer?
I’ve become ... READ MORE
Have you ever purchased fresh fruit, expecting it to ripen at home, and it never does? Perhaps you bought a pint of strawberries and noticed a few green ones at the bottom of the container. Well, no matter how long you wait, those green strawberries ... READ MORE