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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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Get a Jump Start on Your Spring Cleaning
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03/20/2019

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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Bread Making
RESCHEDULED! Learn how to make yummy yeast breads from scratch! Refer to the flyer below for more details.

02/22/2019

Checking Your Annual Credit Report
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the best resources available for checking credit history is the credit report.  A credit report is a summary of a consumer’s financial history composed of data from institutions that report to the credit reporting agencies

02/04/2019

Peanut Butter Challenge Fights Hunger, One Jar at a Time
We hear a lot about hunger. You’ve no doubt seen public service announcements on television, asking you to give to charitable organizations to help feed people

10/04/2018

What’s in a Label?
For those of us who read food labels, grocery shopping can be a confusing maze of health claims enticing us to make what look like healthy choices. But, are these choices really healthy? When I noticed that my shampoo was gluten-free, I decided it was time to refresh my knowledge on food and product labels and figure out what is behind the label

03/01/2019

A Brief History of Our Sweet Addiction
Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences America's Sweet Tooth It sounds a bit morbid, but a corpse’s teeth can say a lot about their life, including what they ate and the state of their overall health. Further, the teeth of someone who lived in the American colonies over 300 years ago may even reveal their financial means

02/22/2019

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    Checking Your Annual Credit Report
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences One of the best resources available for checking credit history is the credit report.  A credit report is a summary of a consumer’s financial history composed of data from institutions that report to the credit reporting agencies

    02/04/2019

    Make SMARTer Resolutions This Year
    Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences Every year, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions in the hopes of implementing a few changes in our lives. We resolve to lose weight, eat healthier, save money, read more, or spend more time with our family

    01/14/2019