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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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I Heart Seafood
It’s February and for many, our thoughts turn to romance and other things that make the heart happy, like seafood! There is a strong “love” connection between consuming seafood and heart health.  Fish and shellfish are low in saturated fat, high in protein and fairly easy and quick to cook

02/02/2021

What's Going on in Florida

Support local UF programs this Giving Day, Feb. 18
Highlights Support Polk County Agri-Fest by visiting https://givingday.ufl

02/17/2021

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

Superheroes of the Natural World
We’re highlighting all things Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) in 2021 as the program marks its 20th anniversary. To learn more about FMNP, view the first blog post here

03/05/2021

A Healthy Table: Virtual Cooking School
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have turned to cooking more meals at home. Preparing meals and eating at home has many benefits

02/02/2021

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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    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