October is National Dental Hygiene Month. Maintaining good dental hygiene is not only essential for a bright smile but also for overall health. Poor oral health can lead to various dental issues, including cavities, gum disease, and even ... READ MORE
As the leaves change color and a gentle chill fills the air, coffee lovers have yet another reason to rejoice. Fall has arrived, bringing with it the perfect backdrop for enjoying your favorite brew. In this article, we'll explore the wonderful ... READ MORE
In today's high-speed and technological world, conversations about mental health have gained momentum, and the importance of addressing mental illnesses is finally being recognized. However, despite this progress, the stigma surrounding mental ... READ MORE
In today's fast-paced and demanding world, stress has become an all-too-familiar companion for many individuals. The pressure to perform, meet deadlines, and juggle personal responsibilities can leave us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Mindfulness, ... READ MORE
As we age, our bodies undergo various changes, including a decrease in bone density, which puts us at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that weakens the bones and makes them more susceptible to fractures. ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program in Wakulla County is excited to welcome our new Nutrition Educator, Tammy Boone, to our team. Tammy is a former Pre-K/VPK teacher and program coordinator for Franklin County Schools.
Tammy ... READ MORE
The 4-H Food Challenge is a contest that provides a fun, yet challenging, food-focused learning opportunity for youth ages 8 to 18, (as of September 1st of the current 4-H year). Youth work in teams of 3-4 youth, of the same age division, ... READ MORE
WARNING: This article describes the signs, symptoms, and statistics of mental health challenges, particularly suicide, which may be triggering or unsuitable for some readers. Reader discretion advised.
The United States is currently experiencing ... READ MORE
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
“Stressed is just desserts spelled backwards.” When I was younger, I took this saying to heart. If I was stressed, I reached for the sweets. That instant rush of sugar to my brain provided a feeling of happiness and contentment. But it was ... READ MORE