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Tag: Food Safety

National Wear Red Day This Friday!

February is American Heart Month! January’s presidential proclamation states, “cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure — is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer of American women and… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Fresh From Florida! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! What better way to impress your sweetheart than with a home-cooked meal–using fresh Florida produce! Your February shopping list is here! Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III… Read More

Food Entrepreneurship Workshop Offered

April 24th, 2015, University of Florida is excited to offer a workshop on starting a food business in Florida. The workshop will take place in Gainesville, FL, and is intended to provide the audience with general information on food… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Fresh From Florida! 2015 has officially arrived, and what better way to start the new year than with fresh produce–from right here in Florida! Make sure to get your Fresh From Florida shopping list to know what locally… Read More

Healthy Eating: Calcium

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth.  Often, we do not get enough in our diet.  As we get older, we… Read More

Healthy Eating: Calcium

Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth.  Often, we do not get enough in our diet.  As we get older, we… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: Aug- Sept. 2014

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Now Serving: Breakfast! ♦ Breakfast Sandwiches ♦ The Corner Store: Herbs ♦ Recipe: Green Beans with Tomatoes and Basil

5 Reasons to Buy Frozen Foods

Economical. Since frozen fruits and vegetables are not influenced by the influx of seasonal pricing due to harvest times and supply and demand; prices remain relatively constant. Watch for sales and stock up when the prices are hot! Convenient…. Read More

EFNEP Makes a Difference

If you are interested in learning more about the EFNEP program please call (850)926-3931 or email Sherry Balchuck at sbalchuck@ufl.edu | Shelley Swenson at sswenson@ufl.edu. Both ladies will gladly assist you with any questions or interests that you may have in the… Read More

Preserving Food: It is Not Like In Grandma’s Day

Shelley Swenson Franklin/Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent UF/IFAS Home canning has changed greatly in the 170 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Grandma may have cooked her green beans and poured… Read More