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January 2024 Class List

December 27, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences! Make sure to follow us on Eventbrite to be notified by email whenever we post a new class: https://brevardextension.eventbrite.com ServSafe Manager's Class and ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Cooking Classes, Fitness, Fitness Challenge, Florida Friendly Fishing, Food Safety, Horseshoe Crab, Master Food And Nutrition Volunteer, Master Gardener, Nutrition, Nutrition Class, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Soil Health, Soil Improvement, Urban Farming, Volunteer Program, Volunteering, Water Bath Canning, Wellness
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The Effects of Food Insecurity

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September 29, 2023

Written by Samantha Walter-Cano, Edited by Olivia Zugay Human Rights Month: Food Insecurity With the rise in prices and the impact of COVID-19 over the past few years, access to food has become harder for many around the world. This December ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters
Tags: Donate Peanut Butter, Food Drive, Food Insecurity, Food Pantry, Healthy Eating, Peanut Butter Challenge, Treasure Coast Food Bank, Volunteering
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May 2023 Class List

April 27, 2023

Join us at the UF/IFAS Brevard Extension office for some fun learning experiences this May! Below is our current class list for the month. Mother's Day Charcuterie Board Basics May 3  |  6 pm – 8 pm Mom’s and kids of all ages, celebrate ... READ MORE

Category: Events
Tags: 4-H, Adulting, Backyard Chicken, Bright Futures, Bycatch Reduction Devices, Canning, Car Seat Safety, Charcuterie, Charcuterie Board, Child Passenger Saftey, Child Safety, Commercial Landscaping, Crab Traps, Day Camp, Florida, Florida Friendly, Florida Friendly Fishing, Florida Wildlife, Food Handlers, Food Handlers Certification, Food Preservation, Food Safety, Golf Association, Hunter Safety, Invasive Species, Livestock, Outdoor Skills, Pasture Management, Pest Control, Pesticide, Pests, Poultry, Pressure Canning, Seminar, Soil Improvement, Space Coast Golf & Turf Association, Summer Camp, Turf, Turf Management, Turfgrass, Volunteer Opportunities, Volunteering, Water Bath Canning, Youth Development
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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H

August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering
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Building a Food Forest Community Garden: An Internship Experience

July 12, 2022

My background and Purpose My name is Johanna Walker. I am a 4th year student at the University of Florida (UF), pursuing a B.S. in environmental science. Although I grew up in Michigan it was my good fortune to have been able to experience ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community, Food Forest, Internship, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Wakulla, Volunteering
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Nassau County 4-H County Council Organize a Litter Cleanup

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May 12, 2022

Nassau County's County Council recently organized and led a volunteering event in Nassau County with Keep Nassau Beautiful. Below is the recent press release that highlights their success and showcases the meaning of, "my hands to larger service". Callahan, ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4H, Community Service, Keep Nassau Beautiful, Litter, Nassau County, Nassau County 4-H, Volunteering, Youth

Volunteering—Answering Life’s Most Persistent and Urgent Question

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January 10, 2022

On January 16, we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As a federal holiday, many of us will enjoy this Monday off from work. It makes for a nice long weekend, a short breather as we return from the holidays and prepare ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Andra Johnson, Day Of Service, Martin Luther King Jr., Volunteering

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