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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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Wakulla 4-H Announces 2022 Teen Leadership Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Camp

Did you know that youth ages 12 to 18 can participate in a 4-H leadership camp that teaches Community Emergency Response? This year, youth will learn CPR, communication strategies for community leaders, financial management skills, and more. In...
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Meet our new director!

Congratulations to our new Wakulla County Extension Director, Samantha Kennedy!   Director for the UF/IFAS Wakulla County...
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Healthier ways to cope with stress

“Stressed is just desserts spelled backwards.” When I was younger, I took this saying to heart. If I was stressed, I reached for the sweets. That instant rush of sugar to my brain provided a feeling of happiness and contentment. But it was...
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