Angela Hinkle

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Name: Angela Hinkle
Date registered: October 13, 2011

Biography

Angela Hinkle is the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Agent in Escambia County.

Latest posts

  1. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren — May 18, 2018
  2. Mother’s Day Flowers, Stems, Roots, and Leaves — April 27, 2018
  3. Thanks, I Kneaded That — November 20, 2017
  4. Dine In Day Pledge — November 20, 2017
  5. Peanut Butter Challenge Champion — October 27, 2017

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

“Grandparents Raising Grandchildren” are grandparents who are caregivers for their grandchildren.  They have obtained temporary custody or have adopted because the grandchildren’s biological parents often are either incarcerated for crimes related to drugs and/or alcohol addictions or the parents are deceased due to their lifestyles and addictions.  The UF/IFAS Escambia County Extension Expanded Food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/05/18/grandparents-raising-grandchildren/

Mother’s Day Flowers, Stems, Roots, and Leaves

Want to show mom how much you really care about her? Try giving her a Mother’s Day flowers, stems, roots, and leaves arrangement. Okay, so these cleverly disguised vegetables are not the usual bouquet. But giving mom a collection of some super healthy vegetables lets her know her health is important to you. And the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/04/27/mothers-day-flowers-stems-roots-and-leaves/

Thanks, I Kneaded That

One of the most beloved smells across cultures and classes is baking bread. It brings about associations of home and comfort – even among folks who have never even experienced baking bread at home! The tactile experience of touching, folding, and pushing dough – or kneading – is considered by many to be one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/11/20/thanks-i-kneaded-that/

Dine In Day Pledge

Dine In Day, December 3rd, is a day to set aside and share a nutritious meal with family, friends, and colleagues and have good conversation. Dining In at home together really does make a difference in the lives of our families – biological or otherwise. Sharing a meal is so fundamental to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/11/20/dine-in-day-pledge/

Peanut Butter Challenge Champion

So you say you never win anything? Taking the Peanut Butter Challenge is a competition you’re guaranteed to win.

You can help feed the hungry in Florida’s Panhandle this year by donating peanut butter during the annual Peanut Butter Challenge, coordinated by UF/IFAS Extension. Thanks to a partnership between UF/IFAS Extension and the Florida Peanut …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/10/27/peanut-butter-challenge-champion/

A Few of My Favorite Fall Things

Fall is my favorite time of year. Let me share with you a few of my favorite Fall things to help explain why.

  • Walking my dog in the heat of a summer morning is like trudging through a bowl of warm chowder. But with the cooler autumn mornings arriving, we become invigorated and feel like …

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  • Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/10/27/a-few-of-my-favorite-fall-things/

    Wet Socks

    What’s worse than wearing wet socks? Okay – wet, dirty socks. Or wet, dirty socks with holes. Ooh, ooh, the worst – cold, wet, dirty socks with holes.

    If your feet are in clean, dry socks with no need of mending, think for a moment about those not so lucky.

    Homeless shelters are continuously …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/08/24/wet-socks/

    Spring Showers? Use Whole Grain Flours

    Wedding showers, baby showers, graduation parties – let’s face it, about half the celebration is based on the food that is served. Trays and plates of tasty morsels include a variety of colors, textures, sizes, and tastes. Why not include some healthy, whole grain options to join in on the fun?

    Whole grain foods …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/04/02/spring-showers-use-whole-grain-flours/

    Peanut Butter and Socks

    It’s that time of year:  going to Friday night football games, decorating with pumpkins, welcoming in some cooler weather, and harvesting our locally grown peanuts and cotton. This also means it’s time for the Peanut Butter Challenge. We collect jars of unopened peanut butter throughout the Northwest Panhandle of Florida through November 23rd. (

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/10/19/peanut-butter-and-socks/

    Financial Fasting Finale

    I did it! Or should I say, I didn’t do it! Or more realistically, I almost didn’t do it! What? Spend money in the month of September. Some of you may remember my wallet really needed a break, so I set a goal to spend no money in the month of September unless absolutely …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/09/28/financial-fasting-finale/

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