Category: Work & Life

New Face of Family and Consumer Sciences in Pasco County Extension!

I am proud to announce the addition of Ms. Stacey Struhar, as our new Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent. Stacey will be fully on board starting Monday, April 24, 2017 and located at our office in Dade… Read More

PROVIDING CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION EDUCATION USING A MODIFIED FLIPPED CLASSROOM APPROACH

Situation: Many Americans have one or more preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Chronic diseases are responsible for seven of ten deaths each year (CDC, 2016). An Extension nutrition team developed a series of webinars to address the need for… Read More

SUCCESS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS: THE ROADS TO FINANCIAL HEALTH PROGRAM.

Situation: Family and Consumer Sciences Agents can be called upon to participate in public/private collaborations that begin with lofty goals, unfamiliar partners, inadequate time lines, and limited resources. While these opportunities can be challenging, Agents can employ the… Read More

Exploring Local Cuisine from the Roots Up: A Food Systems Extension Program in Lake County

Situation: A food system is a term used to refer to the processes and infrastructure involved in feeding a community. Systems can include growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consumption, and disposal of food products. Consumers play an… Read More

The Many Ways to Eat Produce

Gulfside Elementary School had another “Parent Nutrition Night” recently, and this time, it was about fruits and vegetables. MyPlate stresses that half our plate should be fruits and vegetables, and the lesson talked about the ways to getting… Read More