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Food Safety Guidelines Could Alter Sustainable Farm

By on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:43 pm

A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.

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Panelists Discuss Local Food, Farming at UF Law School

By on February 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: February 22, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.

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Increase In Salvation Army Health, Fitness Programs

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The Salvation Army’s Gainesville chapter maintains an organic garden, providing children with access to healthy food and teaching them to incorporate a balanced diet into their lives.

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UF study shows buying local food popular among Floridians

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: December 3, 2013 at 9:58 am

A new University of Florida study shows locally grown food makes up 20 percent of food purchased for at-home consumption in the state

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Report challenges weight-loss myths

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 5:27 pm

A New England Journal of Medicine report challenges popular myths and presumptions about weight loss, dieting and exercise.

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Gainesville gardeners recognize World Food Day

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 16, 2012 at 3:23 pm

Alachua County gardeners and farmers will recognize World Food Day on Oct. 16 with a two-part gardening and movie event.

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Supporters of organic foods still supporting its value a month after Stanford study

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm

Nearly a month after a Stanford study found little difference in nutritional value when comparing organic and non-organic foods, supporters of organic food are still responding to the study and defending the organic movement. TV celebrity Dr. Oz will be [...]

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