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UF/IFAS Extension
Walton County

The UF/IFAS Walton County Extension service is Walton County's direct connection to research based solutions from the Land Grant University. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service, experiential learning opportunities, and programs related to our community's needs.

Contact

walton@ifas.ufl.edu
(850) 892-8172
732 North 9th St
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433

Hours

Monday - Friday
8am - 4:30pm

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After a Hurricane – Keep Food Safety in Mind
By:  Kendra Zamojski and Laurie Osgood If you lost power or your home was damaged by flooding, the food or water in your home could make you and your family sick. Fridge and Freezer Food Safety After only a few hours without electricity, refrigerated or frozen foods can reach a temperature that can make your food unsafe to eat

09/18/2020

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DIY Draped Hypertufa
Perfect for fairy gardens and great for gift giving. You'll create a unique, one of a kind, draped container using portland cement infused fabric

10/16/2020

Simple Cranberry Sauce
Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

11/22/2019

Lynnette Jean Named Family Nutrition Program Associate Director
By Stella Harbilas Lynnette Jean has been named the new associate director for the UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program. She began her official duties July 10, 2020 “My focus in leading the Family Nutrition Program is on leveraging our strengths and expertise with those of our community partners,” said Jean

10/12/2020

America Saves Week 2020
This week, Feb 24-29th, Okaloosa Saves with America Saves observes, America Saves Week. Residents in Florida and across the country are encouraged to take small steps to reach their savings goals

02/24/2020

Dine In on December 3rd
Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

11/29/2019

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    Simple Cranberry Sauce
    Cranberries were likely a part of the Thanksgiving tradition dating all the way back to the very first one. Native Americans ate dried or fresh cranberries and they used cranberries for dye and medicinal purposes

    11/22/2019

    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