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How Families and Neighbors Can Help One Another Cope

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Disasters bring with them an incredible range of emotions, from disbelief and anger to a euphoric spirit of teamwork. Temporary homelessness, damaged personal items, lost crops… Read More

Family Nutrition In Action

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II Quench Your Thirst This Summer Is it hot outside? The heat may cause you to dehydrate before you even think to get a drink. You… Read More

Green Tomatoes: Nutrition, Selection, Storage

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Did you know… Green tomatoes have most of the same health benefits as red tomatoes, with almost the same  of beta-carotene. Fried green tomatoes… Read More

Hydration in Hot Working Environments

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   Summertime isn’t the only time you should be concerned about drinking enough water to stay hydrated. Workers in construction, landscaping, laundry, factory, farm, or restaurant settings,… Read More

Series of Saving: Day 4 Tip

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, Whatever your motivation may be – a newer vehicle, a home purchase, or a washer… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office Open House June 23, 2012

The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office is celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Morrill Act, also known as the Land-Grant College Act with an open house on June 23, 2012. By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension DIrector… Read More

Rethink Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results.  There are low-carb diets, high-carb… Read More

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIPS  Please consider doing one small thing TODAY that would better prepare you for the threat of… Read More

Child Poverty Increasing

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When we think of poor children, the images of starving children across the world may come to mind…. Read More

How Family Environment Influences Teens

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Living with teenagers can be a fun, fulfilling and wonderful adventure. Read more about it.