By Jonathan Muñoz on May 5th, 2015 | Last updated: May 7, 2015 at 3:38 pm
The University of Florida is developing an on-campus food pantry for students. The pantry will offer free, nutritious food and will be available mid-summer to those with a valid UF ID.
By Deshlee Ford on February 27th, 2015 | Last updated: February 27, 2015 at 4:15 pm
Local farm practices sustainable farming techniques through community supported agriculture. The University of Florida Office of Sustainability has been working with the farm to provide sustainable food options to the community.
A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.
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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By Max Mattern 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.
By Amanda Jackson 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
By Wade Millward 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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By Mina Radman 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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By Alexys Martinez 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 […]