Tag: Shelley Swenson

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

Family Nutrition in Action: May- June 2014

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Spring Cleaning? Start with Your Kitchen! ♦ Keep it or Toss it ♦ The Corner Store: Black Beans ♦ Recipe: Black Bean Burrito

KIDS LOVE TO LEARN ABOUT FOODS

In cooperation with the afterschool program at the Shadeville Elementary school, a second cooking school series was held.  Through the leadership of Kim Ruiz, site director and Deb VanHorn, overall coordinator, ten young people (this time all girls)… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: March/ April 2014 Issue

      IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right ♦ Add Flavor: Small Changes for a Big Difference ♦ The Corner Store: Oats ♦ Recipe: Oatmeal Pancakes

Save for Emergencies

…Whether you are saving already or don’t know where to start, click the link below for various ways to start or explore different saving options . How to do it: Find ways save. Here are 54 ways to get… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Brussels Sprouts

By Les Harrison, Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. The winter of 2013/14 will long be remembered for being a cold one.  The January 2014 storm sent temperatures plummeting and… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: Jan/ Feb 2014 Issue

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Make 2014 a Healthy Year with MyPlate ♦ New Year’s Resolution for the Whole Family ♦ The Corner Store: Brown Rice ♦ Recipe: Ham and Brown Rice Bowl

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