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Who We Are

We are The UF IFAS Franklin County Extension and we conduct research-based educational programs in marine & coastal sciences, 4-H youth development, home horticulture, and family and consumer sciences. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of various age groups, economic levels and social situations. Programs of the Franklin County Cooperative Extension Service are open to all individuals and groups regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or handicap.

What We Can Help With

vegetable basketAgriculture

butterflyNatural Resources

4-H Children in a kitchen4-H Youth Development

Clipping plantsLawn & Garden

family at farmers marketFamily Resources

food safetyLearning Opportunities


Erik Lovestrand
County Extension Director 
cell phone: 850-766-8929

Michelle Huber
Office Manager & Program Assistant 
cell phone: 850-728-0976

Kayle Mears
Family Nutrition Program

Extension Office

Phone (850) 653-9337
Fax  (850) 653-9447

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Physical & Mailing Address
261 Dr. Frederick S. Humphries Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320    

8:30am – 4:30 pm