Category: Work & Life

Living Their Best Life….at 4-H Camp Cherry Lake

For generations children have spent their summers at sleep away camps, trying new activities, such as swimming, archery, rec dance, and outdoor skills.  For some, they may refer to these moments at camp as a time when they… Read More

Kids Escape to Spa Camp

Parents are learning to raise healthy kids in the 21st century, and it means more than just teaching them to eat their vegetables or look both ways before crossing the street.  The poor diets, technological obsessions, and stressors… Read More

Let’s Get Cooking

The culinary awakening of recent years is not leaving anyone behind.  It is well known that the TV culture of celebrity chefs and cooking related programming has awakened a surge of interest in cooking.  Kids are noticing what’s… Read More

The Best Way To Lose Weight & Keep It Off

We all wish there was some magic potion to lose weight and keep it off, but the only way to lose weight the healthy way, is to eat less and move more.  It’s no secret: People who lose… Read More

Spring Has Sprung! It’s Time To Get Active Again

Celebrate the warmer season by finding new and creative ways to get active outdoors. Tips For Adding Physical Activity at Home, Work, and Play Adding activity into your day is possible.  Choose activities that you enjoy.  Adults should… Read More

Differences in Organic, Natural, and Health Foods

For quite some time there has been an explosion of health food products on the market, specifically advertised as either organic foods or natural foods.  Most people don’t know that there is a major difference between organic, natural… Read More

Tips to Get Healthy in 2018 – Little Moves, Big Results

Being healthier doesn’t have to mean overhauling your entire lifestyle.  Sometimes all it takes is a few simple changes.  From eating more fruit and vegetables to taking daily walks, these quick-and-easy tweaks to your daily health regimen can… Read More

Citrus Freeze Damage: Symptoms and Recovery

Citrus trees are evergreen, never become fully dormant and cannot withstand temperatures as low as those tolerated by deciduous trees.  However, citrus trees can become preconditioned or acclimated to cool air temperatures that occur in late fall and… Read More

Cold Protection of Florida Citrus: Microsprinkler Irrigation

microirrigation sprinkler

Millions of boxes of fruit and thousands of acres of citrus trees have been lost in freezes and frosts.  More than nearly any other factor, freezes have caused some of the most dramatic changes in fruit supply, availability,… Read More

Middle Schoolers Learning Nutrition Education

Middle School students are often in control of what they put in their mouths, but many times they do not make or do not know how to make healthy choices.  It is crucial to instill nutritional concepts in… Read More