Those mysterious craters in the yard

Mystery holes WN 4-18-19 feat

Spring has sprung in Wakulla County, and the fact is reflected in the activity of the local flora and fauna. As expected, plants are sprouting leaves and blooming, and insect activity is accelerating. Curiously, other cryptic manifestations indicate… Read More

2019 Tropicana Speech Contest Winners Go To District

4-H Tropicanna Public Speaking feat

Congratulations to the 2019 First Place Tropicana Speech Contest winners who will represent Wakulla County at District Competition on May 4, 2019: Brooke Baum 5th grade Wakulla Christian School Speech title: E Pluribus Unum Vanessa Foreman 6th grade… Read More

Keeping Cast Iron as Good as New

cast iron skillets

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of my absolute favorite kitchen tools is my cast iron skillet. Actually, I have three cast iron skillets of different sizes, one to fit every need…. Read More

Make Grocery Shopping Sustainable

reusable grocery bags

Written by: Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Sustainability should not just be a buzzword during Earth Month.  The fact that everybody either shops for or eats groceries means the whole grocery shopping… Read More

About the Tropicana Public Speaking Competition

4-H Tropicanna Public Speaking feat

The County Competition The County competition will take place on Thursday April 11, 2019, 6:00 p.m. at the Wakulla County Extension Office. First place winners in the 4th/5th and 6th grade county divisions will receive a full 4-H Summer… Read More

Demystifying Pressure Cooking

Pressure valve on pressure cooker

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Pressure cooking is a terrific way to cook delicious meals in half the time (or less!). Increasing the pressure inside the cooker increases the temperature faster, so… Read More

Baking Soda: A Pantry Powerhouse

label on box of baking soda

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences All hail the sodium bicarbonate! This amazing chemical – more commonly known as baking soda – is a virtual kitchen powerhouse. Not only is it vital to… Read More