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FABULOUS FOOD COOKING CLASS: No Time to Cook!

Eating healthy meals doesn’t mean you need to spend hours in the kitchen! A little planning, a  well-stocked kitchen and these quick-fix tricks will help get healthy meals on your table with minimal effort.  Learn time-saving cooking techniques… Read More

We Needed the Rain, but not the Mosquitoes

The good news is the rains have come. There is plenty of water for Wakulla County’s lawns, gardens, ponds, swamps and the aquifer. Citizens who are dependent upon a residential well are breathing a collective sigh of relief… Read More

On the Trail of Wakulla’s Cottontail Rabbits

In fairy tales, cartoons and modern literature, the rabbit is portrayed as a harmless, innocent spirit with only the best of intentions. Even Bugs Bunny with his wisecracking Brooklyn/Bronx accent was the model of restrained sarcastic humor intending to… Read More

Family Nutrition in Action: July 2013 Issue

IN THIS ISSUE: Click here to view article… ♦   Check out ChooseMyPlate.gov ♦   Food Safety in the Sun ♦   Thrill of the Grill ♦   Veggie Corner: Kale ♦   Recipe: “Green Slime” Smoothie and Kale Chips  

What’s In The Garden Now – Carrots

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide Spring 2015 is about to officially end in a few weeks, but one cool season crop is… Read More

Garden Pests

The lush green leaves and perfumed blossoms provide an inviting veneer which covers a menacing reality.  It is a jungle out there, even if the predators are small and people are usually on the menu. Lurking beneath the… Read More

Catawba Worms Emerge

The weather continues to warm and school is within days of the summer recess.  The list of anticipated and planned summer activities floats in daydreams of every student as the academic countdown comes to a climax. High on… Read More

What’s In The Garden Now – Snap Peas

By Les Harrison, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension Director and Clara Foran, UF/IFAS Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Temporary Program Aide. The cool evenings and days in the upper 80’s and 90’s are bring an end to the… Read More

Cleaning and Sanitizing Surfaces and Toys

Dangerous germs – like hepatitis A and rotavirus – can live on surfaces for several weeks. Clean and sanitize!!!!! If someone touches those surfaces, germs can get on the person’s hands and then be transferred into the mouth,… Read More