Keeping Your Food Safe During an Emergency
by Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County
Two of the most pressing concerns during and after an emergency are food and water. The recent series of hurricanes to affect the United States ... 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
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
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
Shelley Swenson is your local Extension Agent III UF/IFAS Wakulla, Consumer Sciences Agent
Calcium is a major mineral found in your bones and teeth. Often, we do not get enough in our diet. As we get older, we are at risk for the bone ... READ MORE
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
The Conservation Balancing Act
“In the Laundry”
How many of you remember using a wringer washer or a scrub board to wash clothes? Do you remember the saying “Man may work from sun to sun, but woman’s work is never done”. How was ... READ MORE
Being Green: The Conservation House
At the recent Mighty Mullet Festival, Sustainable Big Bend volunteers and I provided an educational booth featuring simple changes that can be easily made in your home to save energy. It was a great booth ... READ MORE
Recycling in the Garden
Extension Agents often share ideas with each other which can be utilized both on the job and personally. I remember an Escambia Family and Consumer Sciences Agent telling me about a border in their office gardens that ... READ MORE