Sausage Making, Meat Curing, and Meat Smoking Class – June 21

Tuesday, June 21 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church 1349 Co. Rd. 173, Graceville (Poplar Springs Community) This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of sausage making, meat curing, and smoking.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, food …

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Solar Cooking Class – June 9

Making and using a solar cooker can let you have hot meals when the power is off, keep you from losing food, or just help reduce your cooking costs. We’ll demonstrate how to make a solar cooker, tips on safely using solar cookers, and even prepare food you can sample. Please join …

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Congratulations to Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Winners!

2016 Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana County Public Speaking Contest Winners Congratulations to all of this year’s County 4-H/Tropicana winners! Pictured left to right: 1st Place – Gabriel Cushing, 4th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Kids Day” 3rd Place – Jacob Shiver, 5th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Bella” 1st Place – Gage Galloway, 5th Grade, …

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Water Bath Canning Class – May 17

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner. Join us Tuesday, May 17, 6:00-9:00 pm CDT Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials.  Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108, or …

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Beginners Pressure Canning Class – May 12

Ready to move beyond jams & jellies? Ready to preserve all of your garden bounty? Ready to have hearty meals on your pantry shelf?        ~ Join us for a hands-on class to can vegetables ~ Thursday, May 12 ~ 6:00 – 9:30 PM (CDT) Holmes County Ag Center 1173 …

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Holmes County 4-H 2016 Summer Day Camps

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Registration has begun for our 2016 Holmes County 4-H Summer Day Camps. There are 6 fun day camps to choose from. Stop by the 4-H office to pick up your registration packet.

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Summer SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May-August 2106 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website. Click here to view the updated schedule Please contact the Holmes County Extension Office, 850.547.1108 (TDD, via the Florida Relay Service, 1.800-955.8771) to pre-register.

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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – April 19

Tuesday, April 19 ~ 6:00 – 8:30 PM CDT New Hope United Methodist Church 4531 Hwy. 79, Vernon Join us to learn ways to use preserved foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped pantry. Cost:  $5.00 – includes materials PRE-REGISTRATION is required – UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County …

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Do-It-Yourself Health and Beauty Aids Class – April 14

Concerned about irritants in your personal care products?  Strong fragrances in commercial products too overpowering for you? Looking to save money on bath & beauty products? Come join us on Thursday, April 14, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay, to learn about health …

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America Save$ Week is Here!

America Save$ Week is a national effort to set a savings goal, make a savings plan, and save automatically. Join thousands of others who are taking time this week to start or grow their savings. Make it official and take the America Save$ Pledge. The pledge will help you stay …

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