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UF/IFAS Extension
Gulf County County

From energy conservation to growing better tomatoes to helping youngsters develop self-esteem, University of Florida/Gulf County Extension Service offers a wealth of practical information for today’s families.

Contact

gulf@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 639-3200
232 E. Lake Ave., P.O. Box 250
Wewahitchka, FL 32465

Hours

Main Office: Monday - Friday
Open to Public: 8am - 4pm Central Time
Satellite Office: 502 E. 4th Street, Port St. Joe, FL 32456 (days/times vary)

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Build Your Financial First Aid Kit
Back in April, I wrote about the importance of keeping personal papers and financial documents secure. I would like to revisit that topic, with particular emphasis on what is called an Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK)

10/02/2018

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Fall Canning – Jams & Jellies
  WHAT: Fall Canning Workshop - Jams & Jellies DATE: October 27, 2018 TIME: 9:00am - Noon LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850) 926-3931.     Extension programs are open to everyone regardless of race, creed,

10/02/2018

Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

08/02/2018

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids claim to dislike vegetables even when they have not even tried them

09/13/2018

Hidden Household Hazards
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home environment. An overwhelming majority of these are due to poisonings, falls, and fires

09/10/2018

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    Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

    08/02/2018

    Back to School Survival Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many students and parents as they readjust to a more rigid schedule

    08/02/2018