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We’re keeping it local on this week’s episode of Dimensions! We take it to the farm to find out about local food-growers. We also hear how the annual Forget Me Not Walk and Festival will bring fun for the whole family and raise funds for our community. And we learn what to expect from the 2014 Goodwood Jams Music Festival. Plus, we highlight an innovative school in Gadsden County.

 

 

 

 

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Forget Me Not Festival and Fundraiser for Alzheimer's

Oct 15
Forget Me Not Festival and Fundraiser for Alzheimer

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness Month. Jessica Duncan joins us to tell us how our local Alzheimer's Project is working to raise funds and awareness in our community with their an...

Holy Greenhouse Cow!

Oct 8
Holy Greenhouse Cow!

It's the Jekyll and Hyde of greenhouse gases...CH4. The nice name is Natural Gas, the menacing moniker is Methane. Take a look at research underway at the North Florida Research and Education C...

Public Health in Florida Turns 125

Oct 1
Public Health in Florida Turns 125

We are joined by Florida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health, Dr. John Armstrong, along with Lisa Barton from the Florida Historic Capitol Museum to talk about the new "125 Years of Florid...

Building a Better Bovine: The Florida Bull Test

Sep 24
Building a Better Bovine: The Florida Bull Test

When you think of Florida, you probably think of beaches and tourism. But did you know that Florida is one of the big players in the nation's beef cattle industry? And over in Jackson County, t...

Tallahassee SciGirls at Wakulla Springs

Sep 17
Tallahassee SciGirls at Wakulla Springs

SciGirls learn how water moves in and out of the aquifer at Wakulla Springs. They visit where water enters the aquifer at Leon Sinks in the Apalachicola National Forest, and where it comes out at E...

Roosevelt's Rough Riders in Tallahassee

Sep 10
Roosevelt

It is well known that in the years prior to his Presidency, Theodore Roosevelt gained even more national recognition as a military leader during the Spanish- American war. WFSU's Suzanne Smith ...

Empowering Girls on the Run

Sep 3
Empowering Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run of the Big Bend join us to talk about how they are empowering girls in our area. The organization is looking for new participants to join the new season. We find out about the vari...

Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope

Aug 27
Fighting Hunger and Feeding Hope

Host Julz Graham sits down with Executive Director Richard English to learn how America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend is helping keeping our community fed. We also learn about their "Ha...

Scalloping Saint Joseph Bay

Aug 20
Scalloping Saint Joseph Bay

We snorkel and snuba for scallops in the clear waters of Saint Joseph Bay, Florida. The lush seagrass beds of St. Joe Bay make an ideal scallop habitat. Read more about seagrass beds in north Fl...

Church Architecture Gets Gothic Inspiration

Jun 25
Church Architecture Gets Gothic Inspiration

If you've driven on Thomasville Road in the Northeast part of Tallahassee, you probably have seen what looks like a Gothic church under construction. You're not wrong. It's the recently...

Dimensions-June 18, 2014-photos (741)

Jun 18
Dimensions-June 18, 2014-photos (741)

Summer is here! As we get ready to stay hydrated in the Florida heat, we learn more about where our drinking water comes from and how we can protect it. We also find out how the Florida Department ...

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Commemorating a Major Anniversary for Civil Rights

Jun 11
Commemorating a Major Anniversary for Civil Rights

This July will mark the 50th anniversary of President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act into law. Events to honor the Act have are planned to take place in our area and across the state over the...

Enjoying Music Outdoors with Goodwood Jams

Oct 15
Enjoying Music Outdoors with Goodwood Jams

Event Co-Chair and Board Vice Chair, Stewart Proctor, joins us, along with Goodwood Executive Director, Beth Lewis, to talk about the 3rd Annual Goodwood Jams Music Festival. The event will take place at Goodwood Museum & Gardens on November 1. Click here to learn more about the Goodwood Jams Music Festival.

Exploring the Small Farms of Florida's Red Hills

Oct 15
Exploring the Small Farms of Florida

Tennessee Fainting Goats and Red Zinger Tea! There are many interesting things to be found on small farms. Watch as we visit Golden Acres Ranch in Monticello and Turkey Hill Farm in Tallassees Ba...

Celebrating the History with the Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe

Oct 8
Celebrating the History with the Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe

Each year the Lower Muskogee Creek Tribe holds a Pow Wow and opens up a Living History Village to the public. This gives people from around the area to step into history with the tribe. Dr. Peggy V...

In the Garden - Garden Herbs

Oct 1
In the Garden - Garden Herbs

In this segment of "In the Garden," we're going to learn about herbs. Trevor Hylton shows us his herb garden at the FAMU Research Station in Quincy and gives us some tips on growing h...

The Tasty Table - Easy Upside down warm Apple Pie & Cinnamon Ice Cream

Sep 24
The Tasty Table - Easy Upside down warm Apple Pie & Cinnamon Ice Cream

Fall is traditionally the time when apples are in season. With that in mind, Chef Walter Wright serves up a quick and easy, All-American dessert for this month's "Tasty Table."

"Opening Nights" All Year Long

Sep 17
"Opening Nights" All Year Long

Director Chris Heacox joins us on the Dimensions set to talk about Opening Nights Performing Arts Series and Festival. We find out about new changes to the program and what we can expect from this ...

Motorcycles & Fun for a Good Cause

Sep 10
Motorcycles & Fun for a Good Cause

Julz Graham sits down with event Coordinators Don Lanham and Gil Hepple to talk about Capital City Bikefest 2014. The motorcycle event takes place on September 27th at the Tallahassee Airport. The ...

Picking Plants at a Nursery

Sep 3
Picking Plants at a Nursery

If you're thinking about making a trip to your local nursery to pick up some new flowers to freshen up your garden, there are a few things to consider before you buy. Here's Taylor Vandiver...

The Tasty Table-Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing for Your Salad

Aug 27
The Tasty Table-Homemade Vinaigrette Dressing for Your Salad

For today's delicious dish at "The Tasty Table," Cher Walter Wright, Dean of the Center for Culinary Arts at the Keiser University campus here in Tallahassee, will show us how to make...

United Way Seeks Mentors

Aug 20
United Way Seeks Mentors

WFSU's Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Heather Mitchell, the President and CEO of the United Way of the Big Bend. They talk about the effort the United Way has been putting into Education a...

Learning can be Fun with WFSU!

Jun 25
Learning can be Fun with WFSU!

WFSU's Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Federal Programs Specialist Tammy McGriff to talk about the state of education In Jefferson County. WFSU has been spending time in Jefferson County th...

"Godspell" with a Rockin' Twist

Jun 18
"Godspell" with a Rockin

Host Julz Graham sits down Erika MacLeod and Barrence Dupree from the Young Actors Theatre to talk about their "rocked up" and "steampunked" adaptation of the musical "Gods...

Sixty-Four Years of Celebrating Summer with a Sweet Treat

Jun 11
Sixty-Four Years of Celebrating Summer with a Sweet Treat

Host Julz Graham sits down with Melanie Mays, Executive Director of the Monticello-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, to find out what's in store for this year's Watermelon Festival. The...

Shaping the Future of Education in Gadsden County

Oct 15
Shaping the Future of Education in Gadsden County

The Crossroad Academy Charter School in Quincy is the first school in the history of Gadsden County to become a National Blue Ribbon School. Principal Kevin Forehand joins Kim Kelling Engstrom to t...

Catch a Glimpse into the Golden Age of Panama City Beach

Oct 8
Catch a Glimpse into the Golden Age of Panama City Beach

The State Archives of Florida is holding an event that focuses on Panama City Beach. This special photographic event will highlight the Golden Age of Florida's Miracle Strip from the 1930's...

A Local Celebration of Asian Cultures

Oct 1
A Local Celebration of Asian Cultures

Host Julz Graham sits down with Thayumanasamy Somasundaram and Aurora Torres-Hansen from the Asian Coalition of Tallahassee to talk about this year's Experience Asia Festival. The celebration w...

Overcoming Challenges in Education

Sep 17
Overcoming Challenges in Education

Florida Senator Bill Montford sits down with WFSU's Kim Kelling Engstrom to discuss challenges that rural communities face when it comes to education. As we approach American Graduate Day, we l...

Happy Birthday, Monticello Opera House

Sep 10
Happy Birthday, Monticello Opera House

The Monticello Opera House is celebrating their 125th year with the play "Barefoot in the Park." The evening and matinee shows will begin September 12th and continue through the 27th. We ...

Dimensions-September 3, 2014-photos (803)

Sep 3
Dimensions-September 3, 2014-photos (803)

This week weve got two doses of girl power! First, we follow the SciGirls as they venture into the North Florida forests to explore how fire can be healthy. We also learn about Girls on the Run of ...

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100 Days to Train a Wild Mustang

Aug 27
100 Days to Train a Wild Mustang

The number of wild horses in the United States is constantly on the rise. In order to prevent overpopulation, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is helping these animals find homes through a unique tr...

Dimensions-August 27, 2014-photos (802)

Aug 26
Dimensions-August 27, 2014-photos (802)

Get ready for a new episode of Dimensions! Last week we looked into concussions in high school athletes as the new school year (and sports) began. This week, we learn more about concussions, how th...

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Getting Your Vegetable Garden Ready for the Fall

Aug 20
Getting Your Vegetable Garden Ready for the Fall

This time of year, our Summer vegetable crops are just about spent and it's time to start thinking about our Fall crops. Trevor Hylton is here to give us some tips we can use to prepare our veg...

The Tasty Table - Seared Summertime Snapper

Jun 25
The Tasty Table - Seared Summertime Snapper

Living here in the Big Bend, so close to the Gulf, provides us with plenty of opportunities to have fresh seafood for lunch or dinner. Making sure you select fresh, quality seafood is just as impor...

Out is In with Tallahassee Parks & Rec this Summer

Jun 18
Out is In with Tallahassee Parks & Rec this Summer

The City of Tallahassee is encouraging the community to get outdoors this summer. Charla Lucas with the Parks & Recreation Department joins us to let us in on all of the fun offered by the City...

Research In Quincy: Save Water, Grow Jet Fuel!

Jun 11
Research In Quincy: Save Water, Grow Jet Fuel!

The IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida, uses science to enhance farming techniques, conserve resources and create wealth for our region of The Sunshine State. Here ...

A Catalyst for Community Change

Oct 8
A Catalyst for Community Change

We are joined by Betsy Couch and Mike Pate of the Knight Creative Communities Institute. The institute is now holding an application process, giving applicants the chance to be an integral part in ...

Reading with Furry Friends

Oct 1
Reading with Furry Friends

Our new furry friends named "Emerson" and "Gertie" join us, along with Patty Mitchell, Barbara White-Willner, and Lauralee Moore from R.E.A.D. The Reading Education Assistance D...

Music & the Moon at Maclay Gardens

Sep 24
Music & the Moon at Maclay Gardens

Stan Rosenthal, Board Member of the Friends of Maclay Gardens organization, sits down with host Julz Graham to talk about the upcoming Moon Over Maclay Jazz Concert. The event will take place on Oc...

Exploring Wakulla Springs

Sep 17
Exploring Wakulla Springs

Sean McGlynn sits down with WFSU's Julz Graham to talk about fall events at Wakulla Springs. The upcoming schedule is filled with activities for the whole family. Click here to learn more abo...

Deep in the Woods in Downtown Monticello

Sep 10
Deep in the Woods in Downtown Monticello

This video takes you on a tour of an eco-park in Monticello, Florida. The idea is to blend recreation, exercise and education in a natural setting...and its all within walking distance of the town ...

Learning Knows No Age Limits!

Sep 3
Learning Knows No Age Limits!

The Osher Lifelong Learning Center provides an array of learning opportunities to anyone over the age of 50. Host Julz Graham sits down with Volunteer Member President Eileen Sperl-Hawkins and Firs...

Concussion (Part 2)-Attitudes and Recovery

Aug 27
Concussion (Part 2)-Attitudes and Recovery

In Concussion part 2 we explore the changes in attitudes about the seriousness of the injury over time and the use of neurocognitive assessment testing for baseline and recovery.

Concussion (Part 1)- Concerns and Warning signs

Aug 20
Concussion (Part 1)- Concerns and Warning signs

Back to School also means back to sports and sports injuries. Still, athletes of all ages and all sports need to be aware of the dangers of concussions. WFSU's Mike Plummer looks at the concern...

Dimensions-August 20, 2014-photos (801)

Aug 19
Dimensions-August 20, 2014-photos (801)

As the summer comes to an end, a new season of Dimensions begins! First, we travel to St. Joseph Bay in the midst of scalloping season to learn how to bring home a great catch and serve it up as a ...

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Dimensions-June 25, 2014-photos (742)

Jun 24
Dimensions-June 25, 2014-photos (742)

Thats a wrap! This weeks Dimensions program is the last episode of Season 7. First, we visit a local church whose structure was inspired by gothic architecture. Then, we hear about how WFSUs educat...

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Keeping Kids Fed During Summer Break

Jun 18
Keeping Kids Fed During Summer Break

During the school year, 1.6 million kids get their midday meal from the National School Lunch Program. But when school is out for summer, school lunches are no longer an option. Robin Safley and Pi...

Meet The Hurricane Hunters

Jun 4
Meet The Hurricane Hunters

The Tallahassee office of The National Weather Service recently hosted a stop on the Hurricane Awareness Tour. We took the opportunity to talk to the Hurricane Hunter's...both sets of them! Wat...

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