Building a Basic Pantry/Using Stored Foods Class – April 18

Tuesday, April 18 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CDT Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to use stored foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped …

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Cheesemaking Class – April 13

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store various types of cheeses. Registration fee is $5 …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – March 14

Tuesday, March 14 6:00-8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay       This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and proper handling of raw meats, different curing and brining methods, …

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Fresh Sausage Making Class – March 9

Tuesday, March 9 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay   This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of making fresh sausage.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your spices, food safety and proper …

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2017 4-H Camp Timpoochee Registration is now OPEN!!

Registration for Holmes County 4-H Camp Timpoochee camp spots is now open. We only have 40 slots available for campers, CIT, and Counselors this year so get ready to sign up! Camp Timpoochee fees will be $250.00 again this year. CITs and Camp Counselors will received a discounted rate for their work at camp. …

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From Learning to Leading: Jerrett Kandzer, a True Leader

As a 4-H Agent, one remembers many of their “firsts” on the job, i.e., their first day, their first fair, their first 4-H club meetings, etc.  For me in Holmes County 4-H, I was hired in the midst of a reorganization phase within the program.  I clearly remember meeting Jerrett Kandzer one of my first …

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DIY Personal Care Products Class – January 17

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 Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, at Eastside Baptist Church 3385 Roche Ave. (Hwy. 277), Vernon, to learn about health and …

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Rock the Crock Slow Cooker Class – January 12

This time of year is the perfect time to break out your slow cooker.  Come learn how to use your slow cooker to make everything from appetizers to desserts. Thursday, January 12 6:00 – 8:30 pm Sand Hills Baptist Church 6758 Highway 77, Chipley (Bay County line) Registration fee is $5 per person and …

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Winter-Spring 2017 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The January-April 2017 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class schedule is now available. 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) for more information and to pre-register.

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Join the Peanut Butter Challenge!

Did you know that peanut butter is an inexpensive source of high-quality protein?  Let’s provide healthy peanut butter produced from locally grown peanuts to those in need in your county.  Drop off unopened jars of peanut butter to the UF/IFAS Extension Holmes County office now through November 23.  The Florida Peanut Producers Association will match …

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