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Name: Shirley Bouie
Date registered: September 4, 2015

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Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent (UF/IFAS) in Jefferson County.

Latest posts

  1. New Dietary Guidelines — July 13, 2016
  2. Home and Community Educators — June 14, 2016
  3. Blueberry Jelly Class — April 5, 2016
  4. Children Cooking Class — April 5, 2016
  5. Sugar In Our Foods Lunch and Learn — March 9, 2016

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New Dietary Guidelines

New dietary guidelines has been released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Health. The new guidelines recommend we eat less salt, added sugar, solid and trans fats, statured fats, fast foods and refined grains. It also recommend we eat more seafood, grains, lowfat dairy, healthy oils, lean proteins, fruits and vegetables. The new dietary …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/07/13/new-dietary-guidelines/

Home and Community Educators

The Jefferson County Home and Community Educators (HCE) had a busy and productive year. We started the year by planting seeds for the Jefferson County Elementary students’ rise-bed gardens. We attended the state Home and Community Educators conference in Ocala. We saw old friends and met new friends. It was meetings…. meetings and fun… fun, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/06/14/home-and-community-educators/

Blueberry Jelly Class

The Jefferson county extension office will offer a Blueberry Jelly class. The class will teach how to make blueberry jelly using the water bath canning method. The class will be held on May 10th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The address is 2729 W. Washington Highway. The cost for the class is $20.00; which …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/04/05/blueberry-jelly-class/

Children Cooking Class

How often do you hear your child/children ask, “I want to help cook?” The Jefferson County Extension Office will often a Children Cooking Class. The class will be held May 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Topics include Cooking Safety, Hand Washing, Mixing Skills, Reading a Recipe, Food Preparation Skills and Using Small Appliances. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/04/05/children-cooking-class/

Sugar In Our Foods Lunch and Learn

  According to the Florida Department of Health, in 2004 53.2% of Middle/High school students in Jefferson County are obese. The state average is 28.2%. Therefore healthy eating is a top priority. In our March Lunch and Learn participants will learn how much sugar is found in various foods we eat everyday, a beverages. They …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/03/09/sugar-in-our-foods-lunch-and-learn/

Save Your Tax Refund

Save Your Tax Refund Shirley Bouie Income tax filing is here. So often we plan how we are going to spend our return. This year think about saving your refund. Too often the refund is spend before paying off bills or placed in saving. American Save$ (Start Small, Think Big) program suggests the following: • …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/03/09/save-your-tax-refund/

Identity Fraud Lunch and Learn

Identity Fraud is crime that everyone should be aware of and learn how to avoid it. More and more people are using on line shopping which can expose one’s financial information. Even some in-store purchases have not been secure. It is Tax Season which also opens doors of opportunity for thieves. A Lunch and Learn …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/02/09/identity-fraud-lunch-and-learn/

February is National Baking at Home for Family Fun

The Home Baking Association has declared February as “Bake at Home for Family Fun.” This is a great way to get children involved in cooking. This will increase family time and give the children an opportunity to be involved in the meal. Eating at home as a family has shown to improve family bonding. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/02/09/february-is-national-baking-at-home-for-family-fun/

Winter and Skin Care

Winter and Skin Care Shirley Bouie Skin care is always important, especially in the winter season. The harsh cold weather can dry your skin. Healthy skin is the first line of defense against infection. Tips for keeping your skin healthy include the following: • Take a warm shower or bath but not hot steamy shower/bath. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/01/20/winter-and-skin-care/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2015/10/22/take-a-bite-out-of-hunger-4/

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