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Blackberries grow in the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
Blackberries grow in the University of Georgia Research and Education Garden in Griffin, Georgia.
Blackberry Patch
At one time, an almost unlimited number of wild blackberries and dewberries – the blackberry’s trailing cousin – grew along fencerows and in abandoned fields. Many of these sites have been destroyed or now have “No Trespassing” signs posted on them, but each spring I still see couples on roadsides picking berries.
University of Georgia Extension specialists say rinse fruits and vegetables well in running water that is safe for drinking before using them. Fruits and vegetables with firm skins or hard rinds can be washed by scrubbing with a clean vegetable brush under running water. CAES News
University of Georgia Extension specialists say rinse fruits and vegetables well in running water that is safe for drinking before using them. Fruits and vegetables with firm skins or hard rinds can be washed by scrubbing with a clean vegetable brush under running water.
Healthy Resolutions
The calendar has rolled over, so what better time than the present to start setting some new nutrition goals for 2017?
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Obesity Prevention
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension has been instrumental in helping two Georgia counties secure funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to combat obesity.
Roasted turkey prepared for a holiday meal. CAES News
Roasted turkey prepared for a holiday meal.
Safe Holiday Bird
A perfectly cooked turkey on the table is the crowning jewel of a holiday feast. Some favorite tools for cooking turkeys include electric roaster ovens, grills, smokers and even deep fat fryers.
Chef Steve Ingersoll, an instructor at the College of Coastal Georgia, demonstrates one of his favorite curry recipes during a visit to the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology to promote the college's new "Intensive Culinary Experience" May term. CAES News
Chef Steve Ingersoll, an instructor at the College of Coastal Georgia, demonstrates one of his favorite curry recipes during a visit to the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology to promote the college's new "Intensive Culinary Experience" May term.
Culinary May term
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students know a lot about the science of food and how it’s grown, but often less about the art of cuisine.
Carla Reed and Danny Morris stuff quail sausage links in a food science laboratory on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia. CAES News
Carla Reed and Danny Morris stuff quail sausage links in a food science laboratory on the University of Georgia campus in Athens, Georgia.
Quail Sausage
Sausage is traditionally made from pork, but a University of Georgia research team recently developed a breakfast link-style sausage made from lean quail meat.
From green beans to turkey to pecan, Georgia farmers have you covered this Thanksgiving. CAES News
From green beans to turkey to pecan, Georgia farmers have you covered this Thanksgiving.
Locally Grown Holidays
As you begin planning your holiday meals, be sure to include some of Georgia’s top commodities. Pecans, blueberries, peanuts and chicken liven up your holiday feast and serve as a celebration of Georgia’s unique agricultural heritage.
Tips for roasting, smoking or frying your turkey, provided by UGA Extension food safety expert Judy Harrison. CAES News
Tips for roasting, smoking or frying your turkey, provided by UGA Extension food safety expert Judy Harrison.
Turkey Cooking
It’s holiday turkey-eating time. Follow these tips from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to make sure you cook a tasty turkey while combating bacteria and other foodborne pathogens.
Young children need 60 minutes of active playtime to ensure good health. CAES News
Young children need 60 minutes of active playtime to ensure good health.
Fighting Obesity
The University of Georgia has been awarded a two-year, $1.25 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to boost obesity prevention efforts in Georgia's most affected rural counties, Calhoun and Taliaferro.
A graduate student from the second cohort of UGA's Sustainable Food System Initiative fellowship program presents his research at a year-end symposium in April. CAES News
A graduate student from the second cohort of UGA's Sustainable Food System Initiative fellowship program presents his research at a year-end symposium in April.
Sustainable Food Systems
The University of Georgia Sustainable Food Systems Initiative has awarded three interdisciplinary teams of faculty with the initiative’s third round of Sustainable Food Systems Fellowships.