Suwannee County History
Whether you have lived here all your life or have moved to Suwannee County, there are a lot of reasons to love our “home”. Many people travel to foreign countries to learn about history. Our community is steeped ... READ MORE
Vegetarian Awareness Month is celebrated in October of every year and serves to promote awareness of vegetarianism and its associated benefits. With the growing popularity of plant-based diets, there's a natural curiosity among individuals about ... READ MORE
I grew up in restaurants, I love to cook, and I teach commercial food safety. On a recent webinar explaining the most current food code updates, I learned that frozen foods are not created equally.
Did you know that if a commercially prepared ... READ MORE
Being involved in 4-H allows various opportunities for youth to be engaged, it allows them the opportunity to explore careers, express ideas, and allows them to develop life skills. Through the involvement in 4-H, members are able serve on the ... READ MORE
The success of the UF/IFAS Suwannee County’s Quilt in a Week camp could not have happened without a lot of amazing volunteers to help. A big shout out to: Cathy Rogers, Jane Corless, Denise Suits, Lois Scheer, Anda Chance, Sheila ... READ MORE
Flies are a nuisance, but did you know they can also transmit 60 disease causing microorganisms to humans?? Nobody wants intestinal diseases like dysentery and diarrhea. We don’t always make a differentiation between filth flies. There ... READ MORE
April is National Minority Health Month. During this time, we raise awareness about differences in the burden of disease or the opportunity to achieve optimal health experienced by minorities. The theme for this year's campaign is "Better Health ... READ MORE
In observance of National Nutrition Month, individuals are urged to adopt healthier eating habits and engage in physical activity. The current year's theme, "Fuel for the Future," emphasizes the importance of consuming nutritious foods that ... READ MORE
While you are cleaning out closets and airing out your home this spring, don’t forget to prevent dust build up. Lead found in paint (homes pre-1978) and older items (imported, antique, etc) in your home crumbles over time into dust. Lead ... READ MORE
During the month of February, we encourage all people to take an assessment of their heart health. For starters, ask yourself this simple question. What are you doing to protect your heart?
What is heart disease?
Heart disease is the “umbrella” ... READ MORE