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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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Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables

Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids...
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Hidden Household Hazards

Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home...
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UPCOMING CLASS: Refrigerator Pickles & Freezer Jams

WHAT: Refrigerator Pickles & Freezer Jams DATE: October 9, 2018 TIME: 6-8pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension Office, 84 Cedar Ave. in Crawfordville COST: $10/person (cash or check) Learn how to make perfect pickles and fabulous jams...
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