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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.

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

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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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Save Time and Money This Thanksgiving
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It has often felt like time has dragged on in 2020, but despite all the challenges, time has continued to march on, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner. Thanksgiving is fast approaching; November 26th will be here before we know it

11/12/2020

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UPCOMING ONLINE CLASS: Quick Bread Basics
Join us on Zoom on Friday, November 16, 2020 at 12:00pm EST to learn the basics of making delicious quick breads such as muffins, biscuits, and waffles. There is no fee for this class, but you MUST pre-register to participate

11/10/2020

Steam Canning Safety Tips
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Over the last several months, as you’ve learned to adjust to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have become more interested in producing and preserving your own food. Home food preservation, more specifically canning, has grown in popularity in recent years, and if done correctly, can be a great way to stock up on healthy and delicious fruits,

08/06/2020

Home-grown lettuce for the holidays
Set it and forget it…until the holidays. UF/IFAS Extension will teach you how to grow greens just in time to serve at your holiday meal

11/18/2020

Plant-Based Meat Alternatives
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences To meat or not to meat? That is the question. Over the last couple of years, plant-based meat alternatives have become increasingly popular

11/10/2020

Peanut Butter is a Healthy Snack
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most versatile, nutritious, and shelf-stable foods out there is peanut butter.  Thought to be first invented by the Inca in ancient times, a version of peanut butter was developed in the United States in 1895 by Dr

09/24/2020

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    Steam Canning Safety Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Over the last several months, as you’ve learned to adjust to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have become more interested in producing and preserving your own food. Home food preservation, more specifically canning, has grown in popularity in recent years, and if done correctly, can be a great way to stock up on healthy and delicious fruits,

    08/06/2020

    July is UV Safety Month
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences An abundance of sunshine is one of the many reasons why so many people love Florida. In fact, it is why we are known as “The Sunshine State

    07/24/2020