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Decoding Dates On Food Packages

By Samantha Kennedy UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Ever wonder what all those codes and dates on food packages mean?  Different dates are put on different types of food products and it can be very confusing… Read More

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings

By Samantha Kennedy , UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Wakulla Recycling Update

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension I recently had the opportunity to ask questions of a representative from Waste Pro to clarify some of the “gray” areas concerning recycling in Wakulla… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Maintaining Family Records

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension   I am not sure what is happening to me right now, but I am really into the organizing mode. It goes further than cleaning… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Blue Zone Study Group Forming

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Before I begin with my chosen topic, I am sorry to report on the informationseeking meetings that I had scheduled with WastePro to discuss some… Read More

ASK SHELLEY: Does College Son Need Renter’s Insurance?

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Here are some of the information requests I received this month and announcements of topics of interest. Phone calls and emails allow me to review… Read More

Recycle Your Blue Jeans

  By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform… Read More

January is Family Fit Lifestyle Month

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Research has found that inactive children are much more likely to be inactive adults than active children. In a longitudinal study… Read More

Its National Oatmeal Month

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension This cold weather makes me want Oatmeal and I learned that it is to be celebrated this month. I love it… Read More

Soups On!

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Soups On…. What eight words go together when you think of soup? I think of cold weather, economic meal, preparation ease… Read More