Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Quinoa – A Gluten-Free Superfood!

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate nutrition guide recommends that Americans consume half of their grains from whole grain foods.  Most people tend to think of whole grain bread, pasta, or oatmeal when considering their options; however, there… Read More

Happy Hundredth Anniversary To Florida’s Cooperative Extension Service

This is the centennial of Florida’s Cooperative Extension Service, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of all Floridains. We visit the Wakulla county office to see some of the things they do… Click here to view the… Read More

Persimmon: Sweet Fall Treat

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent October is a month to enjoy. The weather is cooling, many native wildflowers are putting on a brilliant display… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now- Peppers

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Wakulla County’s gardens are still producing in August. Granted, the choice of crops is limited to a few stalwarts… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now – Tomatoes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide The hot days and humid nights of August 2015 are not prime for vegetable gardening. This period… Read More

Safer Summer with Sunscreen

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

What’s In The Garden Now – Carrots

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide Spring 2015 is about to officially end in a few weeks, but one cool season crop is… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now – Radishes

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but there is much more to April. While many… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now – Broccoli

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent January and February’s cool to cold rainy weather hardly brings gardening to mind for most Wakulla County residents. The… Read More

Acts of Loving Kindness

February is all about acts of loving kindness. What is your language of love? Read on to learn how you can better offer loving acts when you understand how your recipients best receive your messages. Read more on… Read More