Lessons learned five years later

As part of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s fifth anniversary on April 20, the Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities team hosted a panel of four experts with extensive and intimate experience with the recent Gulf Coast disaster.

Through their lens

Read about the photographers and moments behind this year's winning photo contest images.

Connecting Florida specialty crops & K-12 schools

PIE Center researchers interviewed Florida producers, schoolteachers, school foodservice directors, distributors, extension agents, and regional Farm to School coordinators to identify their experiences with the Farm to School program.

What does the public think about Florida's water?

The groundwater that Florida so heavily depends upon is being depleted due to high population growth, urban development and the agricultural needs of the state. As one of Florida’s most contentious issues, water conflict is difficult to avoid. The PIE Center revisited the topic for the third year, asking voting-age Floridians about their attitudes, behaviors and experiences with water conservation, quality and quantity.

Next Easy as PIE webinar

May 20—Promoting local food in different media channels

For many producers, developing marketing strategies can be challenging and confusing yet they recognize the value in strengthening communication and the connection between consumers and the growers of their food.  For example, producers may struggle with determining which is the...
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Board chair named to IFAS administrative position

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