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Green building: Building healthy, happy, resilient communities

Why should we build green? Well, green buildings not only have a lower impact on the environment and your wallet, but they also keep occupants healthier and happier. Sarasota County sees building green as one of the many… Read More

My Covid-19 Vaccination Journey

By Violet Krochmalny and Christine Kelly-Begazo. Update: On April 28th, the Florida Department of Health and Indian River County Emergency Services announced the closing of the COVID-19 vaccination site at the Indian River Fairgrounds. The last day of… Read More

Valentine’s Day Chocolate, A Gift of Love or a Gift of Health?

Valentine’s Day is the holiday of love and one of the most popular holidays to give and receive chocolate. Chocolate is the most sought out candy for this holiday. According to “Fortunly.com/statics/valentines-day-spending,” American’s spent $1.8 billion on candy,… Read More

Tips & Tools to Help You “Walk Across Wakulla”

On January 11, 2021, the UF/IFAS Extension Service kicked off the first-ever “Walk Across Wakulla” campaign. This campaign is focused on increasing the wellness and physical activity of Wakulla County residents (or anyone else who would like to join)…. Read More