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Making Use of That Fall Pumpkin

November 26, 2019

With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us, it's time to clear out those fall decorations in order to make room for Christmas trees, lights, and gingerbread houses. But think again before tossing out that big orange pumpkin! Especially if it's ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Relationships & Family
Tags: Baking, Cooking, Decorations, Fall, Family, Kids, Pumkin

Winter Weather Events: Preparation and Safety

January 17, 2018

People in Florida might not consider planning and preparing for winter weather events because of it's normally mild temperatures. However, some northern Florida regions experience temperatures below freezing and occasional snow and ice storms ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Home Management, Money Matters, Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Food And Water Safety, Heating Safety, Preparation, Winter, Winter Storm Preparation, Winter Weather, Winter Weather Event
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What Will I Do With All Of These Vegetables?

October 22, 2017

A home garden is great, but what do you do with all those vegetables that you harvest? How can you make those vegetables last all winter long?   Freezing vegetables is a great way to save money and ensure you are eating quality food. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Food Safety, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Work & Life
Tags: Blanching, Blanching Vegetables, Fall, Freezing Vegetables, Preserving Vegetables, Steaming, Steaming Vegetables, Vegetables, Winter

Food and Water Safety: Before and After the Storm

September 5, 2017

Are you prepared for disaster? There is more to being prepared than just stocking up. After disaster strikes, it is important to know proper food and water safety to ensure the well-being of your loved ones. Emergency Preparation (Before ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Food Safety, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Preparation, Evacuation, Flooding, Hurricane, Preparedness, Water Supply

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