Family and Consumer Sciences


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.


Grade Your Kitchen’s Cleanliness

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences If you are anything like me, kitchen cleanliness is very important. Everything is tidy and in its place, there is no expired food in the pantry or refrigerator,...

UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Food Dehydrating (September 21, 2019)

Want to learn how to make your own healthy snacks and treats using a dehydrator? Then this workshop is for you! DATE: September 21, 2019 TIME: 9:00am to Noon LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension Office, 84 Cedar Ave. in Crawfordville COST:...

Plan Ahead for Back to School Savings

It’s still the dog days of summer so it’s hard to believe that the first day of school is right around the corner. Soon, the kids will be wrapping up the lazy days of summer and the fun of summer camps and family vacations to prepare for the...


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