Tag: Food and Nutrition

Muscadine Grapes

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director Growing up in a rural area like Wakulla gives kids the opportunity to explore nature and learn its many benefits. Wild grapes may be one of the sweetest benefits of living… Read More

Crabapples and Sparkleberries Grow Wild in Wakulla

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director There is a phenomenal difference between what grows in the wild and what we grow on farms. Thanksgiving turkey, for example: when compared to wild turkey, the difference is… Read More

4-H Camps & Clubs in North Florida

It is summer break, so get your kids involved in something fun and educational–like 4-H summer camps and clubs! Read this informative article by Jenny Savely on what 4-H has to offer this summer! Visit the UF|IFAS Northwest… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida–one of them is guava! Some may… Read More

What’s in the Garden Now — Snap Peas!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide. The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an end to the… Read More

What’s In Season Now?

Summer Break is almost here! Beat the heat and keep the kids entertained with a melon carving party! Closely related to pumpkins, melons are fun and easy to carve. So, dust off the melon baller (or your pumpkin… Read More

Grasshoppers are Emerging, Ready to Eat

Les Harrison is the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director The ample amount of rainfall these last few weeks has local plants opening their leaves wide in anticipation of sunnier weather. Unfortunately, those leaves are an edible picnic blanket… 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 will bring May flowers, but there is much more to April. While… Read More

What’s in Season Now?

April showers bring May flowers–and your Fresh from Florida April Shopping List! Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County.

What’s In the Garden Now — Onions!

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent The winter weather is finally giving way to springtime. While temperatures have been erratic, the rain has been sufficient…. Read More