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Shopping Trip to the Grocery Store

May 18, 2017

The parents at Gulfside Elementary had the opportunity to go on a grocery store tour this week after recently doing a trip for Lacoochee Elementary. One of the fun things about the tours is that, at the end, after going through all the five ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Challenge, Family Nutrition Program, Food, Fruits, Grocery Store, Healthy, Management, Meals, Money, MyPlate, Produce, Schools, Vegetables

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

September 11, 2015

Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some kids prefer ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: Disease Prevention, Family, Family Friendly Recipies, Family Relationships, Food And Nutrition, Health And Safety, Healthy Lifestyles, Panhandle 4-H, Parent Resources, Schools, Tips For Parents

“From Seed to Plate” – Youth Enjoy the Fruits of Their Labor

May 22, 2015

Did you know that something as simple as a garden can help youth not only learn to love vegetables, but also improve their science scores? Fifth-graders at Port St. Joe and Wewahitchka Elementary Schools experienced the benefits of gardening ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Science, Food And Nutrition, Healthy Lifestyles, Master Gardener, Panhandle 4-H, Plant Sciences, Schools, Science, Volunteer

4-H Volunteer Grows Confidence through Gardening Project

May 15, 2015

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With 4-H volunteers, Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development, and UF IFAS Extension all in a row! School gardens have become the perfect avenue to implement experiential learning. ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 4-H Club Group Activities, 4-H Gardening Project, Food And Nutrition, Master Gardener, Panhandle 4-H, Plant Sciences, School Garden, Schools, Volunteer, Volunteer Spotlight

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