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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

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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It’s Turkey Time: Thaw Your Turkey Safely
You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook

11/12/2019

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Homemade Holidays
RESCHEDULED! WHAT: Homemade Holidays DATE: December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person **Bring in a paperback book for Operation Paperback and receive $2 off the registration fee!** To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850).

11/26/2018

Ancient Grains Explained
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption of “superfoods” such as acai berries, pomegranate juice, and kale

10/09/2019

Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color
Ask Master Gardener JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias.  I planted a large bed of sasanqua camellias for my husband whose birthday is in November in hopes that we could celebrate him with flowers each year

11/01/2019

Pumpkins are the Stars of Autumn
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Now that it is finally starting to feel like autumn here in north Florida, I have begun to see more and more fall-themed decorations. While the leaves may not change color as much as they do farther north, we do have easy access to another autumn staple: pumpkins

10/23/2019

What’s For Dinner? Make Your Own Freezer Meals
You get home after a busy day and now it’s time to figure out what to make for dinner. You open the pantry and the refrigerator in a search for something to make for dinner

10/22/2019

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    Ancient Grains Explained
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption of “superfoods” such as acai berries, pomegranate juice, and kale

    10/09/2019

    Eating Healthy on the Go
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices into a hectic lifestyle

    09/16/2019