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Family Nutrition In Action Newsletter: August/September 2014

NOW SERVING:  BREAKFAST! Are you a breakfast skipper?  Although breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it is the most often missed.  Breakfast means “breaking the fast,” or refueling your body after going without food all night.  For more information click on main title Family Nutrition in Action Newsletter: August/September 2014. Family Nutrition in …

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Florida Food Connect – Free Webinar on June 25 on Program that Let’s Producers and Customers find each other

From farm gate to dinner plate, consumers are looking for more local food options.  According to the latest USDA Census of Agriculture, industry estimates put local food sales at $7 billion in 2011, reflecting the market’s growing importance. A revamped online tool, called Florida Food Connect, at www.floridafoodconnect.com, offers agricultural producers an easy-to-use way to …

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Upcoming Water Bath Canning Class

Heidi Copeland, Extension Agent will be teaching a Water Bath Canning Class for those of you who are wanting to learn how to make jelly and jam safely. To register for the class please contact Browns Home Kitchen at (850) 385-5665, call to get registered as class size is limited to 25 participants. WHEN:  Thursday, …

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Walking Through Florida

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Walk Through Florida? Walking Through Florida is a fun, friendly competition promoting physical activity and personal well-being!  Teams of four record the amount of time they spend being physically active. Teams can compete against other teams to see who accumulates the most miles in eight weeks from March 3, 2014 to April 27, 2014. Registration …

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December Nutrition Newsletter

Eat and Be Merry with Fruits and Veggies! Eating healthy during the holidays can be hard. Often there are many foods around! Eating healthy is possible even if you and your family are at a party, a restaurant, a food court, or picking up a meal at a drive-thru window. For more information on how to …

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October Nutrition Newsletter

Save Money with Coupons Want to get more for your money?  By using coupons, you can save several dollars a week on your grocery bill.  Try some of these tips to get around high food prices for you and your family! As the saying goes, “Every little bit helps!”  For more information click below on …

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July Nutrition Newsletter

Food Safety in the Sun! During the summer months, many people find themselves going to the beach, the park, and camping taking food with them.  It is important that the food you take with you and prepare is safe and doesn’t cause you to become ill. Please click below on the July Nutrition Newsletter for more …

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Kid Friendly Recipe

Cupcakes for breakfast? Yes, if they have zucchini! Click here for the recipe your kids will love.

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Local Farmers’ Markets

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Support your local farmers. Farmers’ Markets are the best places to find local, healthy, and FRESH fruits and vegetables!  April 2013 Family Nutrition in Action Newsletter

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Lead Your Heart to Health

Do you think of candy and desserts when you think of Valentine’s Day? Why not think of your heart this holiday and how to keep it healthy? Click here for the Family in Nutrition February 2013 Newsletter.

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