Let’s Party”: Hands-on Food Preservation Workshops
Family and Consumer Sciences/
Expanded Food and Nutrition Program
UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension
Two experiences led Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County FCS to develop a traveling workshop to aid Wakulla County citizens’ understanding of proper food preservation techniques. During the 2011 Wakulla County Citizens’ Listening Session, the over-riding message provided was that people wanted to have experiential learning and not lecture type experiences for future Extension programming methodology. The second event was an experience that Shelley had at a national meeting she attended when a speaker said, “It is time for nutrition educators to get out from behind the podium and into the kitchen.” She returned from the meeting with new thoughts on how to proceed with FCS programming. Read More About It….