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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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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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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

3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas movies, and maybe even sing a carol or two. However, it can also be a time of chaos as the floor disappears beneath an avalanche of wrapping paper, ribbon, and bows

12/10/2019

Running Is For You!
Are you are like me and ever wondered if you could run for exercise and actually enjoy it? Before I made the commitment to my first 5k, I seriously had a love hate relationship with running. Memories from my former physical education days of when Coach would mention running the mile, I could immediately feel my body react with the cramp in my side, knots in my

02/03/2020

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

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

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    3 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Wrapping Paper
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Christmas morning can be a time of joy and excitement for many of us as we spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, share a meal, watch Christmas movies, and maybe even sing a carol or two. However, it can also be a time of chaos as the floor disappears beneath an avalanche of wrapping paper, ribbon, and bows

    12/10/2019

    Dine In on December 3rd
    Make the pledge to Dine In on Tuesday, December 3rd.  Dine In for better health – physical, social, and cultural

    11/29/2019