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Celebrate Kids Eat Right Month with the Lovely Legume
Legumes are the star of this month’s UF/FSHN Taste Something New series! Whether you’re looking to sample a plant-based protein, boost the nutritional profile of your meals, or try a new recipe, we have what you’re looking for right here. Fruits? Got ‘em

08/18/2022

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Find Your Frugal: Six tips to save money at the farmer’s market
About this series Rising costs have brought on rising concerns. The ripple effects of the yearslong COVID pandemic continue to surface in economies worldwide

08/17/2022

FRE Faculty Member Di Fang explores impact of COVID-19 on food insecurity among SNAP program users through new research grant. 
Food and Resource Economics associate professor Di Fang will be using agricultural economic research to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food insecurity and nutritional outcomes for those using Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits to purchase groceries for their homes.    “The goal of this study is to provide insight into food price increases and how they are affecting the affordability

08/17/2022

Less Stigma and more coordination to fight Monkeypox
(Translation of op-ed published in Corriere Della Sera Aug 2nd, 2022) Despite the growing number of worrisome domestic and global issues, I must draw your attention to another issue that I am sure that you do not want to hear about: it is another disease. Even though you might not want to hear about it, I hope to convince you that this disease will give us a tough time if we do not intervene now

08/16/2022

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The Silk Floss Tree
The Silk Floss Tree commands attention in every season. From a stunning floral display, to the trunk laden with menacing spines, to the palmate foliage, it is no wonder this rainforest tree has found a place in managed landscapes around the world! Silk Floss, Floss Silk, palo borracho aka drunken stick, toborochi are all names describing the same fabulous tree scientifically known as Ceiba speciosa

08/16/2022

On-Demand Class: Building Financial Stability
University of Florida/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County offers the online class Building Financial Stability. This is an opportunity to learn basic strategies to achieve financial stability

08/15/2022