By Samantha Kennedy , UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased. Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices ... READ MORE
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! ... READ MORE
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 carving kit) and get creative ... READ MORE
Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Surprise your family tonight with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables! Spend time with your kids and celebrate by making broccoli or spinach shamrocks. There are all sorts of fun, creative, ideas you and your loved ... READ MORE
February is American Heart Month
Have you had your blood pressure taken lately? Research shows that about half of the adults that suffer hypertension have not been diagnosed. There are several risk factors for developing high blood pressure--learn ... READ MORE
Let's dedicate this Valentine's Day to our hearts!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but don't forget--February is American Heart Month! Here are some fun ideas for keeping the holiday heart-healthy!
Take your sweetheart to a park ... READ MORE
February is American Heart Month! January's presidential proclamation states, “cardiovascular disease — including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure — is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer ... READ MORE
Fresh From Florida!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner! What better way to impress your sweetheart than with a home-cooked meal--using fresh Florida produce! Your February shopping list is here!
Shelley Swenson is your local Extension ... READ MORE