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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 Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320

Hours

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

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High Blood Pressure: Get the Facts
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences In honor of American Heart Month, I wanted to share a few facts about high blood pressure. According to the American Heart Association, nearly 78 million people in the United States has high blood pressure (also known as hypertension)

02/24/2020

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Cheese Making
CLASS: Cheese Making Workshop DATE: February 29, 2020 TIME: 9am - 12pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension, 84 Cedar Ave., Crawfordville COST: $20/person (cash or check only) Learn how to make your own ricotta or mozzarella cheese right in your own kitchen! Take home a batch of fresh cheese to enjoy

01/10/2020

Tea for Me, Please
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences For me, there is nothing better than a hot cup of tea on a chilly morning – or any morning, really.  The rich flavor and fragrant steam work together to perk me up and help me get ready to take on the day

01/14/2020

Stand Up & Holler for UF/IFAS!
It's Gator Nation Giving Day! When you give to UF/IFAS, you partner with a network of faculty, students and volunteers who are creating positive and lasting change in Florida and beyond. “Stand up and holler” for the UF/IFAS program that means the most to you! This year we have some

02/20/2020

Credit Scores Decoded
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Most of us have probably heard of credit scores before, but how many of us actually know what a credit score is? And more importantly, how many of us actually know our own credit score? Lenders use credit scores to determine whether or not a person is a good risk for things such as credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, and even insurance.  In some cases, a

02/24/2020

Cracking the Laundry Care Code
I recently bought some new shirts and last night, before washing them for the first time, I took a peek at their care instructions. I always do this prior to laundering anything new so I do not do anything that can harm my new duds

01/29/2020

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    Tea for Me, Please
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences For me, there is nothing better than a hot cup of tea on a chilly morning – or any morning, really.  The rich flavor and fragrant steam work together to perk me up and help me get ready to take on the day

    01/14/2020

    New Year’s Savings Tips
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The beginning of a new year is a traditional time for setting new goals for ourselves. Two of the most common types of goals we set for our New Year’s resolutions are health goals and money goals

    01/08/2020