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Family and Consumer Sciences

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The Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences program focuses on providing timely, relevant, and reliable information on topics such as nutrition, health and wellness, and family resource management through a variety of classes, workshops, and community events. Family and Consumer Sciences educational programming provides people with the knowledge and skills they need to improve their quality of life and that of their family. Samantha Kennedy is the Family and Consumer Sciences agent in Wakulla County. She specializes in healthy cooking, food safety, food preservation, health and wellness, and financial management.

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Flour Power

If baking were a feature film, flour would be the lead actor. While there are a lot of important supporting castmates, flour is the star. Different types...
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Celebrate National Guacamole Day with 4-H!

September 16 is National Guacamole Day but avocados can be used as part of a healthy diet for your family throughout the year in a number of ways.   There are actually entire restaurants based on building a menu around avocados such as the ...
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Probiotics: The good kind of bacteria

What do you think of when you hear the word bacteria? If you are like most people, you probably think of those teeny, tiny germs that are invisible to the naked eye, but have the potential to cause serious illness. And while you would...
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