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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… 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… 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… Read More

Quinoa – A Gluten-Free Superfood!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate nutrition guide recommends that Americans consume half of their grains from whole grain foods.  Most people tend to think of whole grain bread, pasta, or oatmeal when considering their… Read More

Safer Summer with Sunscreen

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 2 million American develop skin cancer every year. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that melanoma incidents have increased by almost two percent… Read More

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… 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… Read More

EFNEP Makes a Difference

Hands-on Food Preparation and Nutrition Education for Limited Resource Families & Youth. EFNEP Makes a diffence in health and saves money in Wakulla… click here to view EFNEP’S impact in Wakulla County.