Monthly Archive: October 2016

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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Beyond the Loaf Breadmaking Class – November 15

Bread is a great source of fiber and B vitamins but it’s not limited to just loaves. Join us as we learn the basics of making flatbread, crackers, hamburger and hot dog buns, and other non-loaf breads. Tuesday, November 15 ~ 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, …

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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – November 10

Thursday, November 10 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CST First Baptist Church – Bonifay 311 N. Waukesha Street, Bonifay Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to use preserved foods in everyday meals and how to set up a …

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The October 4-H Newsletter Is Here!

The Holmes County 4-H Newsletter for October is now available.  If you have not received your copy of the newsletter via email, please be sure to call the Extension Office to confirm your correct email address.  You may choose to download the electronic version here.

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – October 18

Learn to make your own baking mix, one-dish meal mix, Cream-of-Whatever soup mix, and many others to save money and eat healthier. Join us on Tuesday, October 18, 6-8 p.m. CDT, at Eastside Baptist Church, 3385 Roche Ave (Hwy. 277), Vernon.  Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is required – …

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – October 13

It’s time to move beyond jerky and learn how to preserve a wide variety of foods! What percentage of food is water? How much space can be saved removing the water from food? How much longer can food last if it’s dehydrated and vacuum sealed? Come learn how to maximize your dehydrator …

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