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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 are a Southern… Read More

Improving Savings and Health through Minor Conservation Measures in the Home

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Mere minor conservation measures in the home will not necessarily result in instant improvements in overall savings and health. However, when combined with home-performance measures (e.g., maintenance… Read More

Compact Fluorescent Lighting

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FYCS/EFNEP Agent II  According to the EPA, in 2007, Americans saved $1.5 billion by switching to ENERGY STAR qualified CFLs.  The energy saved could light all the households in a city… Read More

Fairy Shrimp Make Rare Appearance in Wakulla County

By: Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Tropical Storm Debby brought much needed rain to Wakulla County and the Big Bend region.  Many, but not all, pastures, paddocks and hayfields have absorbed the moisture. Scattered showers since… Read More

Series of Saving: Day 6 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 and dryer so… Read More

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County FCS/EFNEP Agent Undamaged, commercially prepared foods in all-metal cans and retort pouches (for example, flexible, shelf-stable juice or seafood pouches) can be saved if you do the following: • Remove the labels, if… Read More

Series of Saving: Day 5 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 and dryer so… 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 and dryer so… Read More

Series of Simple Saving: Day 3 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 and dryer so you don’t… Read More

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come… Read More