It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun… Read More
By Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County Studies have shown children who receive proper nutrition perform better in school. When it comes to packing school lunches, the possibilities are endless. However, not all possibilities are created equal. The… Read More
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Through the efforts of Sherry Balchuck, Wakulla Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Assistant and Tiffany Torres, NW District FNP Farm to School Coordinator, Medart Elementary now has raised bed and hydroponic gardens. Sherry offers a six week… Read More
Healthy School Lunch Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating. Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime. Make a “Smarter” Sandwich: While some… Read More
School Lunchtime(SNAP Education Photo Gallery) Do you have a child or grandchild who eats meals at school? Do they come home hungry and complain about the meals they are served? Have you taken any time to explain… Read More
It’s time to start getting backpacks ready, lunches packed and kids off to school. Back to school time is the perfect time to start packing a healthier lunchbox. Packing your child’s lunch may contribute to the difficulties of… Read More
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.