Center for Viticultural Sciences
The mission of the Center for Viticultural Sciences and Small Fruit Research is to conduct research and provide service and support that will help the viticulture industry in Florida to become a viable industry (Florida Viticulture Policy Act, 1978).
Advances in both veterinary medicine technology and technique are the fuel firing the increased demand for well-trained individuals to work as veterinary technologists.
Community gardening also can be a powerful tool for meeting the particular needs of special populations, not only in providing fresh food, but also as a source of jobs and livelihoods, and as an effective therapeutic force. * Youth entrepreneurial gardens can provide employment opportunities, and education for at risk teens. * Community gardens provide refugees, immigrants, and marginalized populations with food, livelihoods and places of safety. * Horticultural therapy gardens provide healing for physical, emotional and mental illness. * Prison gardens give inmates a measure of hope and pride, along with job skills and marketing know-how. * School gardens give children access to fresh, nutritious food , as well as linking them to numerous educational studies and environmental pursuits.