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Food Safety During Hurricane Season

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September 23, 2022

With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE

Category: , Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Food And Nutrition, Food Safety, Hurricane Preparedness, Storms
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Storm Updates for UF/IFAS Extension Polk County

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September 23, 2022

As our community recovers from Hurricane Ian, see the following storm-related updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep and recovery resources, and local resources here. Stay tuned to your local ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparation, Disaster Recovery, Featured, Food Safety, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Preparedness, Polk County FL, Preparedness, Safety, Storms
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The Benefits of Cooking with an Air Fryer


September 15, 2022

Air fryers have become a very popular kitchen appliance, especially in the last few years. With all the other appliances on the market, do air fryers really live up to the hype? We think they do! Here are the benefits of cooking with an air ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Appliances, Food Is Our Middle Name, Food Safety, Nutrition, Nutrition And Health
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Wakulla 4-H Teens Will Represent Florida at the National Food Challenge


September 1, 2022

Three Wakulla 4-H youth members are blazing a trail for other Florida 4-H youth all the way to Dallas, Texas this October.  Cayle Rogers, Brooklynn Green, and Noah Pearson will represent the state 4-H program as the first Florida team to compete ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: CERT, Cooking, Disaster Preparedness, Food Challenge, Food Safety, Teen Leadership

Be Aware of the Risks of Eating Raw Oysters


August 26, 2022

Seafood is one of those foods people find delicious and a special treat when dining out. Many cultures have it as a mainstay of their meals. Seafood can be a nutritious part of a well-balanced and varied diet. This blog will focus on ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension,
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