Monthly Archive: October 2015

Take A Bite Out Of Hunger!

The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he/she graduates high school. The Jefferson County Extension Office is collecting unopened jars of peanut butter.  The peanut butter will be donated to a local food pantry during Farm-City week. Please help UF/IFAS Jefferson County Extension agents take a bite out of hunger …

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Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Dine In Day December 3rd

December 3rd is FCS Dine In Day. This day is set aside for families to eat together. Last year, more than 100,000 people committed to preparing and eating a healthy meal together. This year we are planning to increase to 2000,000. Research has shown that eating together as a family is a bonding experience.”Eating together …

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Ms. Howard’s 5th grade class learns about My Plate

My Plate Lesson Ms. Howard’s Class Jefferson Elementary School September 30, 2015 Recently, Shirley Bouie, Family & Consumer Sciences Jefferson County’s Extension Agent was invited to teach a class on “My Plate” to Ms. Howard’s 5th grade class at Jefferson Elementary School. My Plate shows the five food groups by using a plate. It shows …

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