Tag: The Green Scene

Improve Savings and Health With Minor Changes In Your Home

By Shelley Swenson Extension Agent III Wakulla County FCS Ready to make a few enhancements to your home to improve its overall performance? Improving the home performance through small increments or changes requires extended periods of time before… Read More

Green Scene

Reducing Waste at Home By Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family & Consumer Science Program Aide Daily people throw waste in the trash, from banana peels to soda cans, from cardboard boxes to milk jugs, these things are… Read More

The Green Scene “October 2013”

Shelley Swenson Wakulla County, UF/IFAS FCS Agent III  What is Certified Coffee? Recently I received information from two UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Specialists who helped me clarify some of the information that is currently available about the… Read More

The Green Scene “August 2013”

Green Living Expo Re-Visited    Yes, the rumor that is circulating in the county is correct? The Green Living Expo will be held again.  After a few years of not holding the event, a committee is forming to… Read More

The Green Scene “April 2013”

How to Spot a Green Cleaner Knowing when a claim of being green is actually true and not an advertising ploy can be difficult if you are not armed with the knowledge of how to spot a green… Read More

The Green Scene March 2013

Herb:  Do Yourself – a Flavor Workshop Planned  For the last of our cooking school series, an Herb Workshop will be offered on April 11th at 6 p.m. at the Extension Office.  Trevor Hylton, Wakulla/Leon FAMU Horticulture Agent… Read More

The Green Scene “February”

The Conservation Balancing Act “In the Laundry” How many of you remember using a wringer washer or a scrub board to wash clothes?  Do you remember the saying “Man may work from sun to sun, but woman’s work… Read More

Sustainable Living through Small Steps

Sustainable Living through Small Steps Wow, how my life has changed since I moved to Wakulla County. Surrounding myself with so many environmentally-conscious people and having sustainable living as one of the key issues being addressed by UF/IFAS,… Read More

The Green Scene “November”

Being Green:  The Conservation House At the recent Mighty Mullet Festival, Sustainable Big Bend volunteers and I provided an educational booth featuring simple changes that can be easily made in your home to save energy.  It was a… Read More

The Green Scene “October”

Recycling in the Garden Extension Agents often share ideas with each other which can be utilized both on the job and personally.  I remember an Escambia Family and Consumer Sciences Agent telling me about a border in their… Read More