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The Wakulla County 4-H Podcast Series Launches with Episodes Featuring Local Leaders & 4-H Stories


December 13, 2022

Wakulla County 4-H members have started a podcast.  For the first few episodes, members have interviewed adults who were 4-H members in their youth. Special thanks to community partner Doug Apple of Wave 94.  Wave 94 has aired the podcast ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H, Leadership, Podcast
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Teens Find a Place to Learn and Lead in Wakulla 4-H


August 2, 2022

Wakulla 4-H offers a variety of activities geared to teen interests.  Teen 4-H members can explore career options, develop leadership skills, and engage in hands-on learning experiences.  Over eight weeks this summer, 18 teens contributed ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Leadership, Tailgating, Teens, Volunteering
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Building a Food Forest Community Garden: An Internship Experience


July 12, 2022

My background and Purpose My name is Johanna Walker. I am a 4th year student at the University of Florida (UF), pursuing a B.S. in environmental science. Although I grew up in Michigan it was my good fortune to have been able to experience ... READ MORE

Category: Clubs & Volunteers, Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, Community, Food Forest, Internship, Sustainability, UF/IFAS Wakulla, Volunteering
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Meet our new director!


April 22, 2022

Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!   Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension program Although Samantha is taking on a new role as the Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, General Information, Nutrition, UF/IFAS, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla CED, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
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Wakulla Teens Complete Leadership Camp and Introduction to “CERT” Training


June 21, 2021

Trailblazing Teens Over five days from June 14 to 18, 27 teens made Wakulla history. They were the inaugural participants in the county’s first Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course. The first graduates of the program ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Community Volunteers, Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Citizenship And Leadership, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Management, Teens

2020 Peanut Butter Challenge Begins October 1


September 22, 2020

Since the coronavirus disrupted normal routines with school and workplace closures in March, area food pantry efforts across the Big Bend have seen increased traffic. In Wakulla, addressing food insecurity and hunger is a community effort. With ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Community Volunteers, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: 4H, Agriculture, Extension, Family, Farming, Food, Hunger, Nutrition, Peanut Butter, Wakulla County Extension

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