In 1795, Napoleon needed a better way to preserve large quantities of food for his troops during the Napoleonic Wars, so his government offered a reward of 12,000 francs for the invention of a new food preservation method. In 1809, Nicolas ... READ MORE
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
Opportunity Florida, on behalf of Jackson County, will be accepting grant applications from businesses that have been financially impacted by COVID-19 (farms and agricultural businesses are included). The funding for these grants has been awarded ... READ MORE
Watermelon is a tasty treat so celebrating watermelons in August sounds like a great reason to break out all the delicious and healthy watermelon recipes I’ve been saving—like this one for Watermelon Limeade.
Did you know that eating ... READ MORE
As a part of Phase 1 of the Jackson County Board of County Commission's Re-Opening Plan, the UF/IFAS Jackson County Extension Office is open to the public once again. The Extension Staff have been working in the office throughout the Shut-Down, ... READ MORE
The Jackson County Extension Service is excited to welcome Terri Keith as the new Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Keith will be providing science-based information from the University of Florida to help Jackson County citizens make wise ... READ MORE
The Board of County Commissioners met on March 17, 2020 and declared that Jackson County is now operating in a State of Emergency due to COVID19. At this time, there have been no positive cases of Corona Virus confirmed in Jackson County. ... 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
The holidays are upon us! The holidays are a beloved time of year for many, but they are also a source of stress. Stress is defined by an individual’s values, beliefs, and perceptions, so it may look different to everyone. Whether you’re ... 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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