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Category: Community Volunteers

Columbia County Seeking New Master Gardener Volunteers for 2021

Do you love plants, like people, then consider becoming a Master Gardener Volunteer!  The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is a vital part of the horticulture program at the UF/IFAS Columbia County Extension Office.  The mission of the Master Gardener Volunteer program… Read More

Using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

using unconscious bias to strengthen yourself

Diversity and inclusion is a very hot topic these days. One of the first things necessary to look at when you are considering diversity, equity, and inclusion is unconscious bias. Everyone has bias and a lot… Read More

Luck is what you make it

As kids, many of us have sat in the yard and just searched for the elusive four-leaf clover. Kids can search for hours on end and often never find anything close. They only continue to… Read More

Finding Self-Compassion for a Smooth Holiday Season

finding self-compassion for a smooth holiday season written on top of multi color ornaments

During the holidays, we often find that sense of giving and the conviction to extend empathy and compassion to all of those around us. If anyone around us is hurting, we often lend a listening… Read More

Ironing Versus Pressing

The words pressing and ironing are often interchanged. However, these two terms are not equal when you speak with someone who sews. Ironing is what you do to remove wrinkles by sliding a hot iron… Read More

We’re Still Here for You!

A lot of people tend to wonder that if the rest of the world is shut down while COVID-19 is coming through our areas, what is it that Extension is doing? We are educators and… Read More

Using Zoom in our New Digital World

Most Extension Professionals across the nation have been using Zoom for years now. But even we had to learn new things during this pandemic. There are a few basics that you need to know when… Read More

Service Learning Through Sending Cards

During this time of COVID-19, Columbia County 4-H wishes to challenge you to help someone near to you deal with the current social distancing that everyone is experiencing. Everyone goes through those times where they… Read More