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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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It’s Turkey Time: Thaw Your Turkey Safely
You have your frozen turkey. Now what? Plan ahead to be sure your bird is safe and ready to cook

11/12/2019

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Water Bath Canning – Jams & Jellies (November 9, 2019)
Learn the basics of water bath canning and the differences between jams, jellies, and preserves, while practicing your technique through a hands-on experience. DATE: November 9, 2019 TIME: 9:00am - Noon LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension Office, 84 Cedar Ave

10/24/2019

Ancient Grains Explained
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption of “superfoods” such as acai berries, pomegranate juice, and kale

10/09/2019

Camellias Offer Fall/Winter Color
Ask Master Gardener JoAnn Green After enjoying the lovely colors of wildflowers and leaves changing in September and October, there are few plants in my landscape that offer a punch of color in late fall like camellias.  I planted a large bed of sasanqua camellias for my husband whose birthday is in November in hopes that we could celebrate him with flowers each year

11/01/2019

Pumpkins are the Stars of Autumn
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Now that it is finally starting to feel like autumn here in north Florida, I have begun to see more and more fall-themed decorations. While the leaves may not change color as much as they do farther north, we do have easy access to another autumn staple: pumpkins

10/23/2019

What’s For Dinner? Make Your Own Freezer Meals
You get home after a busy day and now it’s time to figure out what to make for dinner. You open the pantry and the refrigerator in a search for something to make for dinner

10/22/2019

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    Ancient Grains Explained
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences There are always a number of nutritional trends out there, with a new one emerging nearly every day. Some of the more recent trends include the increased consumption of “superfoods” such as acai berries, pomegranate juice, and kale

    10/09/2019

    Prepping Pets for an Emergency
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Create an Emergency Pet Supply Kit There are still three months left in hurricane season, and now that Hurricane Dorian has come and gone from Florida, it is time to revisit our emergency plans and procedures. Regardless of how quiet the season has been so far, it is not over yet, and it is important to have a disaster preparedness plan in place so we are ready

    09/06/2019