You can participate in the 2023 Peanut Butter Challenge by donating unopened jars of peanut butter at the UF/ IFAS Extension St. Lucie County. All peanut butter donations go to local food pantries to help feed families in need.
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Have you ever wanted to experience the different tastes of locally sourced honey? This might be the perfect opportunity. Come and celebrate National Honeybee Day with this fun honey tasting event in Fort Pierce. The UF/IFAS Extension St ... READ MORE
The Sunshine Kitchen in St. Lucie County is a 10,000-square-foot facility providing year-round, 24-hour-a-day access for people to produce, package, and market food business items (St. Lucie County, 2022). For example, say you’ve got an ... READ MORE
No one exists in a bubble and recent world events are making that statement oh so clear. Our American economy is impacted by the steps our leaders are taking to encourage a peaceful end to the strife in eastern Europe. With household prices ... READ MORE
Ken's Veggie Pho Soup
Homemade vegetable pho soup is a delicious Vietnamese dish made with many herbs that can be grown in your own backyard in Florida. Locally sourced produce used in my soup included sweet basil (Thai basil is also great ... READ MORE
Floridians love barbecuing. Have you ever tried making homemade pizza on the barbecue grill? Adding Florida fresh produce and herbs from your garden can add to the deliciousness. Watch the video below to learn how.
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Glyphosate is an herbicide commonly used in Florida landscapes and agriculture. UF/IFAS is committed to safety and supports integrated pest management as the first line of defense against weeds and other pests, including the use of glyphosate ... READ MORE
Nowadays avocado fruit and its oil are most popular items for shoppers in grocery stores. Why? Because avocado has many benefits for our body such as:
Rich in Oleic Acid, a Very Healthy Fat
Reduces Cholesterol and Improves Heart Health
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You can make money as a Florida Cottage Food Operator. Some people are looking for a way to make a living, some just want a little extra in their pocket. If you are looking for a way to earn some cash and happen to enjoy making food, being ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
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