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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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Helping Kids Learn to Love Vegetables
Photo credit: Samantha Kennedy, UF/IFAS Extension Wakulla County, Family Consumer Sciences Kids and Vegetables Kids and vegetables have historically had a love-hate relationship. It is not clear why this came to be, but it is clear many kids claim to dislike vegetables even when they have not even tried them

09/13/2018

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UPCOMING CLASS: Refrigerator Pickles & Freezer Jams
WHAT: Refrigerator Pickles & Freezer Jams DATE: October 9, 2018 TIME: 6-8pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension Office, 84 Cedar Ave. in Crawfordville COST: $10/person (cash or check) Learn how to make perfect pickles and fabulous jams without a canner! Samples and recipes included

09/10/2018

Back to School Survival Tips
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many students and parents as they readjust to a more rigid schedule

08/02/2018

Sanjay Shukla and UF/IFAS Extension Innovation
Innovation has long been a value embedded in UF/IFAS Extension programming. From our first days over a century ago to what we are delivering today, Extension faculty have been committed to using technology and innovation in the delivery of educational programs

06/25/2018

Hidden Household Hazards
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home environment. An overwhelming majority of these are due to poisonings, falls, and fires

09/10/2018

Extension 4-H Summer Camps All Sewn Up
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It was a busy summer at the UF/IFAS Wakulla County Extension office, offering a variety of day camps to youth 8 to 15 years old, in an array of topics. From computers and cooking, to gardening and sewing, our day camps offered a little something for everyone

08/02/2018

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    Back to School Survival Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The new school year begins in Wakulla County on August 10, and back to school fever is in full swing. It is an exciting and often anxious time for many students and parents as they readjust to a more rigid schedule

    08/02/2018

    Preparing Your Emergency Water Supply
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences It's Hurricane Season! Hurricane season is in full swing and will last through November 30. If you have not prepared your emergency supply kit, and especially your emergency water supply, now is the time, BEFORE a hurricane is imminent

    07/26/2018