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UF/IFAS Extension
Franklin County

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

Contact

Franklin@ifas.ufl.edu
850-653-9337
261 Dr. Frederick S. Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

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

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Breathe Into the New Year
Guess what, guys? We made it! We have finally put 2020 behind us and are now looking forward to 2021. I, for one, am hopeful

01/15/2021

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UPCOMING ONLINE CLASS: Quick Bread Basics
Join us on Zoom on Friday, November 16, 2020 at 12:00pm EST to learn the basics of making delicious quick breads such as muffins, biscuits, and waffles. There is no fee for this class, but you MUST pre-register to participate

11/10/2020

Peanut Butter is a Healthy Snack
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most versatile, nutritious, and shelf-stable foods out there is peanut butter.  Thought to be first invented by the Inca in ancient times, a version of peanut butter was developed in the United States in 1895 by Dr

09/24/2020

Pandemic eating among the food-secure: more comfort foods, but not a drastic increase
During the first three months of the pandemic, food-secure people did not change their eating habits very much, although some of them turned a bit more to comfort foods, new University of Florida research shows. The study also serves as a cautionary tale for how people might want to eat in future pandemics

01/05/2021

Save Time and Money This Thanksgiving
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It has often felt like time has dragged on in 2020, but despite all the challenges, time has continued to march on, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner. Thanksgiving is fast approaching; November 26th will be here before we know it

11/12/2020

Plant-Based Meat Alternatives
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences To meat or not to meat? That is the question. Over the last couple of years, plant-based meat alternatives have become increasingly popular

11/10/2020

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    Peanut Butter is a Healthy Snack
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the most versatile, nutritious, and shelf-stable foods out there is peanut butter.  Thought to be first invented by the Inca in ancient times, a version of peanut butter was developed in the United States in 1895 by Dr

    09/24/2020

    Steam Canning Safety Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Over the last several months, as you’ve learned to adjust to the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have become more interested in producing and preserving your own food. Home food preservation, more specifically canning, has grown in popularity in recent years, and if done correctly, can be a great way to stock up on healthy and delicious fruits,

    08/06/2020