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
Figure 1: Stacey Struhar (FCS Agent), utilizing My Plate to teach portion control and how to balance a meal correctly with the Food Pyramid five food groups.
Located in Resurrection Park off of Calle de Milagros (a/k/a Lock St), the Mariposa ... READ MORE
December 3rd is FCS Dine In Day. This day is set aside for families to eat together. Last year, more than 100,000 people committed to preparing and eating a healthy meal together. This year we are planning to increase to 2000,000.
Research ... READ MORE
My Plate Lesson
Ms. Howard’s Class
Jefferson Elementary School
September 30, 2015
Recently, Shirley Bouie, Family & Consumer Sciences Jefferson County’s Extension Agent was invited to teach a class on “My Plate” to Ms. Howard’s ... READ MORE
Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County.
Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida--one of them is guava! ... READ MORE
Summer Break is almost here! Beat the heat and keep the kids entertained with a melon carving party! Closely related to pumpkins, melons are fun and easy to carve. So, dust off the melon baller (or your pumpkin carving kit) and get creative ... READ MORE
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Surprise your family tonight with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables! Spend time with your kids and celebrate by making broccoli or spinach shamrocks. There are all sorts of fun, creative, ideas you and your loved ... READ MORE