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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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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

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Homemade Holidays
RESCHEDULED! WHAT: Homemade Holidays DATE: December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person **Bring in a paperback book for Operation Paperback and receive $2 off the registration fee!** To register, please call Samantha Kennedy at (850).

11/26/2018

Grade Your Kitchen’s Cleanliness
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences If you are anything like me, kitchen cleanliness is very important. Everything is tidy and in its place, there is no expired food in the pantry or refrigerator, and all the appliances are clean and free of debris

08/19/2019

UF/IFAS Experts Help Farmers Cope with Mental Stress
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla --- When some people think of a farmer, they conjure an image of a stoic, tough-as-nails figure – one who can cope with any hardship

10/03/2019

Eating Healthy on the Go
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Too Busy to Eat Healthy? Nonsense! The key to eating healthy on the go is planning ahead. With proper planning, it is easy to incorporate healthy food choices into a hectic lifestyle

09/16/2019

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

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    Grade Your Kitchen’s Cleanliness
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences If you are anything like me, kitchen cleanliness is very important. Everything is tidy and in its place, there is no expired food in the pantry or refrigerator, and all the appliances are clean and free of debris

    08/19/2019

    Sunscreen Made Simple
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences The sun is already scorching here in Wakulla County and it is not even officially summer yet. It is a constant and relentless companion when we are outside, pushing temperatures into the mid to upper 90s and, if we are not careful, damaging our skin

    06/28/2019