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Slow Cooking Ideas for the Busy Family

Slow CookingPhoto credit: Pamela Allen With the weather changing and cooler temperatures on the way, get out the slow cooker for simmering soups and stews that will be waiting for you when you get home. Slow cookers are popular and allow us the convenience of prepping ahead of time and having a hot cooked dish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/19/slow-cooking-ideas-for-the-busy-family/

Family Bonding

Family game night promotes bonding.Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org Warmer weather is here and it is time to plan some fun activities with the family.  This is also the time of year when many city organizations have prepared outstanding festivals.  Most festivals have something for everyone in the family. It is always important to socialize as a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/14/family-bonding/

Grilling Foods: Keep Your Family Safe

Did you know that the majority of people grill on July 4th (82%), followed by Birthdays (72%), Labor Day (70%), Memorial Day (62%) and the Super Bowl (30%)? Grilling is an all-time favorite for many households and now that the weather is warming, more families are using their grills to prepare family meals. Enjoy grilling …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/06/13/grilling-foods-keep-your-family-safe/

4-H Grows Family Tradition for Four Generations

“When I was growing up 50 some years ago in West Gadsden County, I had no idea that the people that were a part of my everyday life would someday chart my path for the future.” Angel (Clark) Granger showing her steer in Gadsden County, igniting a lifelong passion for 4-H. I didn’t realize until …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/03/18/4-h-grows-family-tradition-for-four-generations/

Family Friendly Ideas to Ring in the New Year

Enjoy a high-energy game of exercise bingo as you race other teams to see who can win! This game is available at your local extension office. The New Year is upon us, and it is so fun to celebrate its coming with our families.  Do you have a favorite New Year’s Tradition? If not, there is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/25/family-friendly-ideas-to-ring-in-the-new-year/

Art and Plants Come Together at the “Art & Garden Fall Family Festival”

The University of Florida/IFAS presents Art & Garden Fall Family Festival, October 3, at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC), Quincy Campus. Join us that day and discover creative ways to explore visual art and the art of gardening through demonstrations and fun activities for the whole family. Speak with experts about all …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/29/art-and-plants-come-together-at-the-art-garden-fall-family-festival/

24-Hours of Family Friendly Campfire Recipies

4-H Volunteers cook s ‘mores over the campfire at Camp Timpoochee For many families, summer is synonymous with camping. Whether you are at 4-H Camp, a family camping trip, or a stay-at-home-vacation, cooking over the campfire is a fun (and yummy) activity that the whole family can enjoy. In support of the 4-H initiative for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/09/24-hours-of-family-friendly-campfire-recipies/

Is Your Family Immunized?

Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in worldwide. Make sure that your family and friends are up-to-date on their immunizations. With children enrolling in or returning to school, older students entering college, and adults and the health care community preparing for the upcoming flu season, this is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/10/08/is-your-family-immunized/

~Summertime Fun for the Family~

  Can you believe it ~ we are half way through the summer season! Summertime isn’t a time to worry about the children being bored but it’s the time to enjoy some good quality time with family. Outdoor family fun can be done on any budget while helping everyone stay fit and healthy. First, gather …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/29/summertime-fun-for-the-family/

Florida Rural and Family Lands Protection Program

Information provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture Applications accepted  July 15, 2013 through August 29, 2013 Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam is urging Florida’s agricultural land owners to consider applying to the Rural and Family Lands Protection Program. The goal of the program is to acquire perpetual agricultural conservation easements that ensure …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/07/12/florida-rural-and-family-lands-protection-program/

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