Family and Consumer Sciences

MARKETING PROCESSED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IN FLORIDA

Fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural commodities that are processed, bottled, or packaged for human consumption must be prepared in accordance with statutes enacted by the Florida Legislature and rules administered by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). Call us for more information!

If you are interested in Family and Consumer Sciences, please call (352) 518-0156 or email Shari Bresin, sbresin@ufl.edu.

Family and Consumer Sciences - Pasco County

University of Florida/IFAS, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agents provide information in the following subject areas:

  • Nutrition
  • Food Safety
  • Family Life

For additional information, please visit http://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/pasco/our-program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/

Please visit the website below for more information on Family and Consumer Sciences and Frequently Asked Questions:

MyPlate: https://www.myplate.gov/

Fight BAC: https://www.fightbac.org/

Blog for Financial Counseling: http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/pascoco/2021/01/26/get-free-financial-coaching/

Cottage Foods from FDACS: https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/70108/file/Cottage-Food-Operations.pdf

USDA Canning: https://nchfp.uga.edu/publications/publications_usda.html

Dietary Guidelines for Americans: https://www.dietaryguidelines.gov/

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: https://health.gov/sites/default/files/2019-09/Physical_Activity_Guidelines_2nd_edition.pdf

FNP website: https://familynutritionprogram.org/eat-healthy-live-well/