Tag: Food and Nutrition

Panhandle Produce: Eating In Season

There are so many benefits to eating locally grown produce, from reducing the carbon footprint required to get food to your table, to supporting local, small-scale farmers. To maximize your locally-grown produce consumption, you need to know what… Read More

Put Your Smart Phone to Work

Who would have thought twenty years ago that we would have the whole world at our fingertips like we do today? Smart phones have such potential to revolutionize our daily lives but too often they become drains instead…. Read More

Coming in May: Blue Zones Discussion Group

  Are you ready to transform your life and live longer? In this revolutionary book, best-selling author and National Geographic fellow Dan Buettner reveals what the world’s longest-lived people have eaten over the past 100 years to help… Read More

Upcoming UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Open House and Master Gardener Plant Sale

Wakulla County’s winter gardens are almost done, with many vegetable plants bolting or sending up shoots to produce blossoms and seed.   At that occurrence, their value as a food source steeply declines. All the plant’s efforts are… Read More

Soup’s On!

By Shelley Swenson, Extension Agent III, Family and Consumer Sciences UF-IFAS Wakulla County Extension Soups On…. What eight words go together when you think of soup? I think of cold weather, economic meal, preparation ease and slow cooker…. Read More

Greens Love the Cool Temperatures of Fall

By Les Harrison and Shelley Swenson The cool days and cooler nights of December have removed home gardening from the minds of many residents in Wakulla County. Much of Florida’s commercial vegetable production has moved to warmer counties… Read More

It’s Turkey Time: Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

     Photo courtesy of UF/IFAS Extension University of Florida By Shelley Swenson UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Whether you are a seasoned chef or a novice preparing your first holiday meal, make sure you know the safest ways to… 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