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Housing in St. Lucie: A Needed Conversation


February 19, 2019

People are talking about Affordable Housing in St. Lucie County and I am excited to be a part of the conversation! Let me tell you, the members of the St. Lucie County Council of Social Agencies (COSA) dedicated a full day to represent the voices ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Advocacy, Affordable Housing, COSA, Financial Education, Housing, Shimberg, Social Agencies, Social Agency

Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu


February 28, 2018

Cleaning Your Home After an Illness Like the Flu Seasonal influenza (flu) viruses are most common during the fall and winter, with peak activity occurring between December and February. According to the Centers for Disease Control and ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Flu Prevention, Health And Safety, Home Disinfection, House Cleaning, Housing, January-March 2018, Panhandle-livingwell, Safe And Healthy Housing

When Nuisance Laws Hurt


December 21, 2017

Nuisance Laws are not just for dogs. At the Housing Education and Research Association annual conference, I learned about nuisance laws in housing. I was not familiar with these, but intrigued by the conversation that ensued. Basically, rental ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Home Management, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Extension, Family And Consumer Sciences, Housing, Suwannee County Extension, University Of Florida

Rocket Stove Class – July 14


July 4, 2016

Rocket stoves are an efficient and alternative cooking method that can be used in emergency, disaster, and camping situations. The design of the rocket stove allows it to operate on about half as much fuel as a traditional open fire, and it ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Alternative Cooking Method, Emergency Preparedness, Energy Efficiency/Conservation, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Health And Safety, Housing, Hurricane, Rocket Stove

Rocket Stove Class – July 14


July 4, 2016

Rocket stoves are an efficient and alternative cooking method that can be used in emergency, disaster, and camping situations. The design of the rocket stove allows it to operate on about half as much fuel as a traditional open fire, and it ... READ MORE

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Alternative Cooking Method, Emergency Preparedness, Energy Efficiency/Conservation, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health And Safety, Housing, Hurricane, Rocket Stove

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