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Ghoulishly Good Practices for Halloween


October 31, 2017

From candy to pumpkins to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time for kids and adults alike. However, it can pose dangers. To help make this year's trick-or-treat a safe and fun time, follow these simple safety tips complied by the American ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H School Enrichment, Essential Elements Of 4-H, Food And Nutrition, Food Science, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Volunteer Resources

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings


August 31, 2017

By Samantha Kennedy , UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased. Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture, Community, Cooking, Education, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Farming, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Free, Gardening, General Information, Health, In The Garden Now, Plants, Sustainable Living, Training, Vegetables, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension

Pack A Healthy School Lunch


August 10, 2017

By Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Studies have shown children who receive proper nutrition perform better in school. When it comes to packing school lunches, the possibilities are endless. However, not all possibilities ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Community, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Fun, FYCS, General Information, Grow, Growing, Health, Natural Wakulla, School, Teens, UF-IFAS, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Youth

Healthy Cooking Classes Offered At The UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County


August 10, 2017

  Title: Healthy Cooking Series: Cooking with Herbs Date: September 7, 2017 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Service Cost: $10.00 (cash or check) Description: Learn about a variety of herbs and how to ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cooking, Education, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FCS, Food, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Fun, FYCS, General Information, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Sit On The Porch And Shell Some Butter Beans


August 10, 2017

By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension Director There was a time in Wakulla County before air conditioning became commonly available, that families spent much of their summers outside. Children played in the yards and woods, and the ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Beans, Community, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, Garden, Gardening, General Information, Grow, Growing, Health, Horticulture, In The Garden Now, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Natural Wakulla, Plant, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Spending Leaks Can Drain Your Budget


August 3, 2017

by Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Spending leaks happen every day and they can be easy to overlook. Over time, however, they add up to large amounts of overspending which lead to a broken budget. Identifying spending ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Credit, Education, Families & Consumers, Family, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FCS, Finances, Florida, Food, Food And Nutrition, General Information, UF-IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Wakulla Family Nutrition Program Promotes Nutrition at Local Schools


November 18, 2016

    Through the efforts of Sherry Balchuck, Wakulla Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Assistant and Tiffany Torres, NW District FNP Farm to School Coordinator, Medart Elementary now has raised bed and hydroponic gardens. Sherry offers ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Education, Food And Nutrition, General Information, Medart Elementary, School, School Gardening Program, Shelley Swenson

What’s In The Garden Now


August 4, 2016

Be sure to check out our monthly crop feature. This month's feature is Eggplant. The summer temperatures have transformed the vegetable gardens of Wakulla County. The daily 90 degree plus thermometer readings and the typical summer humidity ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes
Tags: Eggplant, Environment, Food And Nutrition, Garden, General Information, Grow, Growing, Horticulture, In The Garden Now, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Plants, Vegetables, Wakulla County Extension, What's In The Garden Now

ASK SHELLEY: Blue Zones Study Group Forming


August 4, 2016

Before I begin with my chosen topic, I am sorry to report on the informationseeking meetings that I had scheduled with WastePro to discuss some of the gray areas and questions that have arisen concerning recy-cling in the county. So far, none ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Blue Zones, Community, Education, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food And Nutrition, General Information, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living

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