Tag: Shelley Swenson

What’s in the Garden Now- Mustard Greens

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The uncertainty of fall weather makes autumn gardening a challenge in Wakulla County.  It is too cold for the summer vegetables,… Read More

Persimmon: Sweet Fall Treat

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent October is a month to enjoy. The weather is cooling, many native wildflowers are putting on a brilliant display… Read More

Water…..analyzed through the world of economics

Let’s consider beverage intake through the world of economics—Excellent Rate of Return. Maintaining your body is a lot like running a business. You have certain assets available to keep your body healthy. These assets include nutritious food, physical… Read More

Are you at Risk for Dehydration?

Older adults are often at an increased risk for dehydration for many reasons such as taking certain medications, not feeling the urge to drink as often, or having a physical condition that makes it difficult to drink. Quiz… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now – Tomatoes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide The hot days and humid nights of August 2015 are not prime for vegetable gardening. This period… 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 each year since… 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.