In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits. When cooking meals, you can select the ingredients and choose healthy recipes lower in saturated ... READ MORE
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd. Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural.
Join families and communities across the country as they “Dine In” on December 3rd in celebration of home cooked meals. ... READ MORE
You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information:
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You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook. Do not thaw your frozen turkey on the counter. All parts of the turkey must be kept at a safe temperature during the thawing process and cooked ... READ MORE
The University of Florida IFAS Extension Service, the Florida Department of Health Jackson County and Jackson Hospital have collaborated to host the 4th annual Heart and Sole 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 7 am to 10 am CST ... READ MORE
Come join us for the annual Jackson County Heart & Sole 5K on Saturday, September 7th at 7am at Citizen Lodge Park in Marianna. Check out this flyer for more information. Don't forget to pre-register on Eventbrite for a free t-shirt!
It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for ... READ MORE
For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I ... READ MORE
If you have called or stopped by the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office anytime during the last 20 years, no doubt you have been greeted by the friendly voice of Annette Hagans. In fact, this past February marked her 20th year with Jackson ... READ MORE