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UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

The UF/IFAS Extension, Franklin County, is a Federal-State-County partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture, human and natural resources and the life sciences, and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

Contact

Franklin@ifas.ufl.edu
850-653-9337
33 Market Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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What’s Hot: Reducing Food Waste at Home
A hot topic in kitchens and restaurants these days is food waste. Chefs, restaurant managers, and even consumers are looking for ways to save money and the environment by reducing the amount of food tossed in the trash

04/17/2018

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Spring Vegetable Canning
Turn your spring harvest into delicious canned goodies!  Learn the basics of pressure canning vegetables, from vegetable preparation to processing. DATE: May 14, 2018 TIME: 6:00 - 9:00pm WHERE: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $10

04/11/2018

Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium

10/24/2017

UF/IFAS Extension Women Are Making History Every Day
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives. At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across the state

03/15/2018

Make Saving a Lifelong Habit
by Samantha Kennedy According to the Federal Reserve, most Americans do not have enough money saved to even cover a $400 emergency.  Many factors contribute to this lack of savings, such as low income, high debt, and unexpected expenses, which can be difficult to control

04/14/2018

Homemade Cleaners are Safe and Inexpensive
Ever thought about making your own homemade cleaners?  You should!  Many of today’s commercial cleaners are petroleum-based, which may have harmful effects on human  and environmental health. But have no fear! On the market today are many wonderful “green” cleaning products that are planet- (and you-) friendly and can be found alongside their more conventional  cousins in the cleaning aisle

04/11/2018

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    Spice Things Up With Alternative Seasonings
    With today’s continued focus on healthy eating and the dangers of high blood pressure, seasoning and cooking with salt has decreased.  Alternative seasonings such as herbs and spices are excellent additions to any dish without the dreaded sodium

    10/24/2017

    Are Your Hands Clean?
    It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting to wash their hands

    10/24/2017