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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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Six Common Falling Hazards in the Home

As we get older, our risk of falling increases. In fact, falling once doubles the chances of falling again. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes serious injury such as broken bones or...
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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Easy One-Pot Meals

Learn how to prepare quick and delicious family meals with only one pot and a few simple...
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Keeping Cast Iron as Good as New

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of my absolute favorite kitchen tools is my cast iron skillet. Actually, I have three cast iron skillets of different sizes, one to fit every need. I use them...
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- Disaster Preparedness

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- Food Safety & Preservation

- Health & Wellness

- Housing

- Nutrition

- Parenting & Childcare

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