Tag: Family and Consumer Sciences

Hydration in Hot Working Environments

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   Summertime isn’t the only time you should be concerned about drinking enough water to stay hydrated. Workers in construction, landscaping, laundry, factory, farm, or restaurant settings, among others, often… Read More

Steps to Salvage All-Metal Cans and Retort Pouches

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson Wakulla County FCS/EFNEP Agent Undamaged, commercially prepared foods in all-metal cans and retort pouches (for example, flexible, shelf-stable juice or seafood pouches) can be saved if you do the following: • Remove the labels, if… Read More

Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent A Consumers Guide to Safety of Food in Containers Exposed to Flood Waters HOW TO DETERMINE WHAT FOOD TO KEEP OR DISCARD • Do not eat any food that may have come… Read More

Steps To Follow During and After A Weather Emergency

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/EFNEP Agent  Steps to Follow During and After A Weather Emergency: Never taste a food to determine its safety! Keep the refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to… Read More

Series of Simple Saving Tip Day 2

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, Whatever your motivation may be – a newer vehicle, a home purchase, or a washer and dryer so you don’t… Read More

Series of Simple Tips for Saving

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent By By Lori Johnson, V.P. Marketing & Business Development, So you have developed a much closer relationship with your auto mechanic than you would prefer, because your vehicle is… Read More

CAMPS AT WAKULLA EXTENSION

[portfolio_slideshow] By Shelley Swenson and Sherri Kraeft, UF IFAS/Wakulla Extension Campers are having a great week at Project Runway. They had hat day, they made duct tape art and lots of other fun things. These hands-on-learning experiences that teach… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Open House on June 23, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

[portfolio_slideshow] The growing season is here and there are some wonderful locally grown foods readily available.  Local gardens and orchards are bursting with fruits and vegetables. Locally produced, home grown fruits and vegetables have some very attractive features… Read More

UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office Open House June 23, 2012

The UF/IFAS Wakulla Extension Office is celebrating the Sesquicentennial of the Morrill Act, also known as the Land-Grant College Act with an open house on June 23, 2012. By Les Harrison Wakulla County Extension DIrector Read More About… Read More

Rethink Your Drink

By Shelley Swenson Family and Consumer Sciences/ Expanded Food and Nutrition Program UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension When it comes to weight loss, there’s no lack of diets promising fast results.  There are low-carb diets, high-carb diets, low-fat diets,… Read More