Monthly Archive: April 2012

Head Lice

School will be starting soon and head lice will be going around. For information and resources you can trust, please click here.

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Bed Bug Tips for Parents

With school being out for the summer and people traveling and staying in motels–everyone should be on the look out for bed bugs.  With bed bugs showing up more in homes lately, here are some much needed tips for parents.  More…..(pdf 197kb) The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County has informative information on bed …

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Starting Your Own Food Business

You decide you want to sell your extra eggs, jams, jellies, relish, and salsa you have made from the abundance of your garden.  You should be aware of the state regulations regarding food preparation for human consumption are outlined in Florida Statutes, Chapter 500 (http://www.freshfromflorida.com/fs/permitrq.html), more commonly referred to as the Florida Food Safety Act. …

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Free Testing of Presto Pressure Dial Gauge Canners

You can now bring your Presto Pressure Dial Gauge Canners to the Extension Office to have them tested. We recommend that they be tested each year prior to canning season. Please contact Heidi Copeland at copelandhe@leoncountyfl.gov to set up an appointment to have your canner tested.

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Family and Consumer Sciences

Leon County Family and Consumer Sciences department provides real answers for real life.

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