Resources

For a regularly updated list of Community Food Resources, explore the Food Systems Coalition’s Resources Page.

You can also download an Alachua County Community Resource Guide: Child and Family Focused.

See below for additional UF Specific Resources:

UF Food and Nutrition Education Programs and Clubs

  • UF IFAS/CALS Field & Fork Program, http://fieldandfork.ufl.edu/Promotes hands on learning in sustainable agriculture and food systems. You can volunteer at Farm and Gardens, and they also host classes and community groups.
  • UF IFAS Food Systems Institute, https://foodsystems.ifas.ufl.edu/. Research institute connecting faculty to develop participatory, research-based solutions that enhance nutrition, health, livelihoods, and the environment globally through improved food systems.
  • IFAS Food Security, https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_food_security. Informational site to learn more about topics of food insecurity.
  • UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension

UF Wellness and Financial Services

  • GatorWell http://gatorwell.ufsa.ufl.edu/ A program at UF focused on empowering UF students to be healthy and well through prevention. They offer Wellness Coaching and many other services.
  • Get Fruved http://www.Fruved.com A student club that aims to improve healthful dietary intake, increase physical activity, and improve overall stress management skills amongst college students.
  • Healthy Gators healthygators.ufl.edu Gators is a coalition of University of Florida departments and organizations who work together to identify key health issues and trends at UF. Their webpage links to a number of campus resources and events for wellness.
  • Rec Sports http://recsports.ufl.edu/fitness/nutrition-services RecSports offers Nutrition Services by a registered and licensed dietitian to enhance and empower overall wellness. Nutrition Services offers one-on-one nutrition counseling to UF students and the UF community.