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Benefits of Eating Local Foods


April 28, 2022

Demand for locally grown food soared during the pandemic, and this trend appears to be holding true for consumers. Concerns about sustainability and a demand for more familiar ingredients have put locally grown products in the spotlight throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Horticulture
Tags: Buylocal, Eat Local, Florida Grown, Floridafruits, Floridaproduce, Floridavegetables, Fruit, Local Foods, Local Grown, Ocextension, Vegetables
A pine forest is a good place to take dogs to run. UF/IFAS Photo: Thomas Wright

Staying Kinetic and Connected


April 26, 2022

Your friend meets you for dinner after a long day. After one look at his fitness wearable, his face falls. "I skipped my run today," he mutters. "My workouts just feel like another chore." As he picks at his entree, you propose an after-dinner ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Andrea Nikolai, Annie Sheldon Wallau, Department Of Family Youth And Community Sciences, Family, Jamie C. Stolarz, Karla P. Shelnutt, Physical Activity
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Meet our new director!


April 22, 2022

Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!   Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, General Information, Nutrition, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

How to Recognize Stress


April 11, 2022

 There is more than enough stress to go around these days, and we all experience stress to a varying degree on a daily basis. In fact, stress has become so much a part of our lives that sometimes we don’t even realize how much stress we are ... READ MORE

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IMMERSING IN THE FARM TO TABLE EXPERIENCE TO IMPROVE CULINARY SKILLS AND HEALTH


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)  L. Johnson. UF/IFAS Extension, Lake County, Tavares, FL SITUATION: With more meals consumed away from home, there is a decreased occurrence of balanced ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Ifas Extension, Lori Johnson

FOOD SYSTEMS IN SEASON WORKSHOPS ON YOUTUBE LIVE.


April 11, 2022

2022 - Central District All Faculty Symposium – Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) W. Lester, UF/IFAS Extension, Hernando County, Brooksville, FL and W. Lynch, UF/IFAS Extension, St. Johns County, St. Augustine, FL. Situation: There is ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 2022, 2022 Central District Symposium, 2022 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Bill Lester, Brooksville, Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Food Systems, Hernando County, Ifas Extension, St. Augustine, St. John's County, Wendy Lynch, William Lester

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