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This Thanksgiving: Waste Not!

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November 26, 2019

The Farm Bureau’s annual Thanksgiving price survey estimates that Thanksgiving Day accounts for $282 million of uneaten turkeys that end up in the trash. Added to our overall food consumption, we throw away 34 million tons of food each ... READ MORE

Category: , Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources
Tags: Composting, Florida Keys, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Local Agriculture, Sustainable Living, Thanksgiving Day, Waste Reduction

Go a little “greener” this year, consider a Florida native Christmas Tree

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November 4, 2019

Updated for 2020 If you’ve been looking for ways to make your holiday celebrations just a little more eco-friendly, consider getting a native Florida sand pine, locally-grown this Christmas! You can cut down your very own Florida native ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources
Tags: Christmas Trees, Florida Ecosystem, Holidays, Shannon Carnevale, Sustainable Living

Make Grocery Shopping Sustainable

April 10, 2019

Written by: Heidi Copeland, UF/IFAS Extension Leon County Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Sustainability should not just be a buzzword during Earth Month. The fact that everybody either shops for or eats groceries ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Money Matters, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family And Consumer Sciences, Grocery Shopping, Recycling, Shopping, Shopping Tips, Sustainable, Sustainable Living, Wakulla, Wakulla Extension

Master Gardeners Clean Up

August 28, 2018

Garden Clean Up Now that we are starting to loose a few minutes of daylight each day, hopefully the heat of summer is soon to go as well. We Master Gardeners cleaned up several rows of summer vegetables and weeds in the demonstration garden. ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agriculture, Community, Educational, Environment, Environmentally Friendly, Extension, Farming, Florida, Food, Garden, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Resources, Nature, Nutrition, Plants, Sustainable Living, UF-IFAS, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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