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What’s In the Garden Now – Turnips

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Shelley Swenson, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent. Simple, easy and low maintenance are not normally terms applied to growing vegetables in Wakulla County,… Read More

5 Reasons to Buy Frozen Foods

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… Read More

EFNEP Makes a Difference

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 that you may… Read More

EFNEP Makes a Difference

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.

Family Nutrition in Action: May- June 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

KIDS LOVE TO LEARN ABOUT FOODS

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… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: March/ April 2014 Issue

      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

Family Nutrition in Action: November 2013 Issue

  IN THIS ISSUE: ♦ Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov              ♦ Make it Meatless! ♦ Craving a Hamburger ♦ Veggie Corner: Green Beans ♦ Recipe: Italian Green Beans and Grean Bean Vinaigrette

Fabulous Food Cooking Class: Cooking with Diabetes

If you have diabetes, eating right and managing your calorie and carbohydrate intake can be challenging. Learn practical ways to plan and prepare nutritiously balanced meals at home without adding extra sugar, sodium, or fat…. Read More