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Safer Summer with Sunscreen


June 30, 2014

According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 2 million American develop skin cancer every year. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that melanoma incidents have increased by almost two percent each year since ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Black Beans, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family And Consumer Sciences, FCS, Finances, Friends, FYCS, Health, Nutrition, Nutrition In Action, Shelley Swenson, Spring, Spring Cleaning, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension

5 Reasons to Buy Frozen Foods


June 3, 2014

Economical. Since frozen fruits and vegetables are not influenced by the influx of seasonal pricing due to harvest times and supply and demand; prices remain relatively constant. Watch for sales and stock up when the prices are hot! Convenient. ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Economical, Family, Food, Food Safety, Frozen Foods, Fruits, FYCS, Harvest, Health, Nutrition, Nutritious, Seasonal, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension

EFNEP Makes a Difference


May 16, 2014

If you are interested in learning more about the EFNEP program please call (850)926-3931 or email Sherry Balchuck at sbalchuck@ufl.edu | Shelley Swenson at sswenson@ufl.edu. Both ladies will gladly assist you with any questions or interests ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Community, Cook, Education, EFNEP, Food, Food Safety, Groceries, Health, Meals, Nutrition, Saving, Schools, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Youth

EFNEP Makes a Difference


May 16, 2014

Hands-on Food Preparation and Nutrition Education for Limited Resource Families & Youth. EFNEP Makes a diffence in health and saves money in Wakulla... click here to view EFNEP'S impact in Wakulla County. READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: 4-H Youth Development, Cooking, Education, EFNEP, Families, Food, Groceries, Health, Healthy Eating, Knowledge, Nutrition, Savings, School, Shelley Swenson, Sherry Balchuck, Wakulla County Extension, Youth

Preserving Food: It is Not Like In Grandma’s Day


May 2, 2014

Shelley Swenson Franklin/Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent UF/IFAS Home canning has changed greatly in the 170 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Grandma may have cooked her green beans and poured them into ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Canning, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Food Safety, Home Canning, Preservation, Safety, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension, Women

Family Nutrition in Action: May- June 2014


April 28, 2014

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Spring Cleaning? Start with Your Kitchen! ♦ Keep it or Toss it ♦ The Corner Store: Black Beans ♦ Recipe: Black Bean Burrito READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Beans, Black Beans, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Food, Health, Healthy, Meals, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Spring, Spring Cleaning, Wakulla County Extension

KIDS LOVE TO LEARN ABOUT FOODS


March 10, 2014

In cooperation with the afterschool program at the Shadeville Elementary school, a second cooking school series was held. Through the leadership of Kim Ruiz, site director and Deb VanHorn, overall coordinator, ten young people (this time ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Children, EFNEP, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Florida, Food, Health, Healthy, Healthy Foods, Kids, Learning, Nutrition, Shadeville Elementary, Shelley Swenson

Family Nutrition in Action: March/ April 2014 Issue


March 10, 2014

      IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦ Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right ♦ Add Flavor: Small Changes for a Big Difference ♦ The Corner Store: Oats ♦ Recipe: Oatmeal Pancakes READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Health, Healthy, Nutrition, Oatmeal, Oats, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension

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