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Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings


August 31, 2017

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Community, Cooking, Educational, Extension, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Food Safety, Foods, Health, Healthy, My Plate, Nutrition, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Women

What’s in Season Now?


June 3, 2015

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

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Cooking, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fresh From Florida, Fresh Produce, Fruit, FYCS, Guava, Health, Healthy, Mango, My Plate, Nutrition, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Living, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

What’s In Season Now?


May 4, 2015

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

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Children, Community, Diet, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fresh From Florida, Fruit, FYCS, Grow, Growing, Health, Local, Master Gardener, My Plate, Nutrition, Produce, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Living, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Fun Food Faces


March 25, 2015

Mothers learned creative ways to encourage their children to eat fruits and vegetables at a fun workshop with our Family & Consumer Sciences Agent III, Shelly Swenson! READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Children, Community, Educational, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Nutrition Program, Family Youth & Community Sciences, FNP, Food, Fruit, FYCS, Health, Healthy, Kids, My Plate, Nutrition, Nutritional, Produce, Shelley Swenson, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Women

What’s In Season Now?


March 17, 2015

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

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Diet, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fresh From Florida, Fruit, Health, Healthy, My Plate, Nutrition, Produce, Shelley Swenson, Shopping List, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Women

High Blood Pressure


February 23, 2015

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Blood, Blood Pressure, Community, Diet, Educational, Extension, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Health, Healthy, Heart, Hypertension, Living Well In The Panhandle, Management, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

Tips for a Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day


February 10, 2015

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: American Heart Month, Community, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Health, Healthy, Heart, Heart-healthy, Living Well In The Panhandle, My Plate, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Valentine's, Valentine's Day, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension, Women

National Wear Red Day This Friday!


February 4, 2015

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

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Diet, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, February, Food Safety, Go Red, Health, Healthy, Heart, Heart Attack, Living Well In The Panhandle, Management, My Plate, National Wear Red Day, Nutrition, Shelley Swenson, Stroke, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

What’s In Season Now?


February 4, 2015

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

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Cooking, Diet, Educational, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fruit, Gluten Free, Green Living, Health, Healthy, Living Well In The Panhandle, My Plate, Nutrition, Produce, Shelley Swenson, Shopping List, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Big Bend, Sustainable Living, Valentine's, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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