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100 Ways to Conserve: Tips 6 & 7

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 6 Choose shrubs and groundcovers instead of turf for hard-to-water areas such as steep slopes and isolated strips.   Tip # 7 Install covers on pools and… Read More

100 Ways to Conserve: Tip 5

Provided through Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent Tip # 5 Run your clothes washer and dishwasher only when they are full. You can save up to 1,000 gallons a month.     Source — http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve

Food Safety Over The Holiday Season

Resist Temptation: Don’t Eat Raw Dough!   As gooey and delicious as it might look, eating raw cookie dough could make you very sick. When handling raw cookie dough, keep these safety tips in mind:

Holiday Season Food Safety

  Resist Temptation: Don’t Eat Raw Dough!   As gooey and delicious as it might look, eating raw cookie dough could make you very sick. When handling raw cookie dough, keep these safety tips in mind:  

Gall Wasps

The thinning leaves of autumn unveil and expose many of the trees in Wakulla County which have been concealed by their green cloak during the warmer months. Oaks, both deciduous and evergreen, may reveal a collection of knotty,… Read More

Holiday Food Safety

Brought to you by Shelley Swenson FCS/EFNEP Agent II Wakulla County Extension   Limits to Leftovers Having leftover turkey and other dishes means you can have additional tasty meals after your feast. But there are limits on how… Read More

Sustainable Living through Small Steps

Sustainable Living through Small Steps Wow, how my life has changed since I moved to Wakulla County. Surrounding myself with so many environmentally-conscious people and having sustainable living as one of the key issues being addressed by UF/IFAS,… Read More

Food Preservation Workshop Offered

David Moody, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County FCS Extension Agent will be covering the basics of food preservation through pressure canning and dehydrating on November 8th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wakulla… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action – October Newsletter

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent II In this Issue: Healthy Foods can fit into Your Budget How to Save Money in Each Food Group Recipe: Vegetable Fried Rice Read Family Nutrition In Action…

Electrical Systems and Appliances – Cleaning and Odor Removal

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent An electrician or another person competent in electronics should check your electrical system and appliances before you try to use them. You can ask your power supplier… Read More