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Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home


May 13, 2016

Be sure to check out this month's feature in The Green Scene. Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods of ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Conservation, Energy Savings, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, General Information, Green Living, Recycling, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living, Wakulla County Extension, Water Conservation

Simply Sustainable Cleaning Tips


March 10, 2016

We all want a clean home, but it comes at a cost. There are several things we can do at home to reduce the impact to our pocketbooks as well as the environment, from using high efficiency laundry products to simply turning the water off between ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Community, Education, Energy Savings, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, Green Living, Recycling, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable, Sustainable Living, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Recycle Your Blue Jeans


February 8, 2016

  By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Give old denim new purpose by recycling. The journey from cotton to denim insulation is a new initiative to transform an old ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Blue Jeans Go Green, Bluejean Insulation, Conservation, Educational, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Green Living, Insulation, Recycle, Recycle Blue Jeans, Shelley Swenson, Sustainable Living, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Women

What’s In Season Now?


February 4, 2015

Fresh From Florida! Valentine's Day is just around the corner! What better way to impress your sweetheart than with a home-cooked meal--using fresh Florida produce! Your February shopping list is here! Shelley Swenson is your local Extension ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fruit, Gluten Free, Green Living, Health, Healthy, Living Well In The Panhandle, My Plate, Nutrition, Produce, Shelley Swenson, Shopping List, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, Valentine’s, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

What’s In Season Now?


January 28, 2015

Fresh From Florida! 2015 has officially arrived, and what better way to start the new year than with fresh produce--from right here in Florida! Make sure to get your Fresh From Florida shopping list to know what locally grown fruits and vegetables ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Children, Community, Conservation, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food Safety, Gluten Free, Green Living, Health, Healthy, Living Well In The Panhandle, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

The Green Scene “April 2013”


April 5, 2013

How to Spot a Green Cleaner Knowing when a claim of being green is actually true and not an advertising ploy can be difficult if you are not armed with the knowledge of how to spot a green cleaner. There are a few approaches to finding one. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Eco Labels, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Cleaning, Green Living, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Uncategorized, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

The Green Scene March 2013


March 8, 2013

Herb: Do Yourself - a Flavor Workshop Planned For the last of our cooking school series, an Herb Workshop will be offered on April 11th at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office. Trevor Hylton, Wakulla/Leon FAMU Horticulture Agent will lead the workshop ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Community, Conservation, Environment, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FYCS, Green Living, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, The Green Scene, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

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