Canning/Food Preservation

Water Bath Canning Class – April 15

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner.  Join us Tuesday, April 15, 6:00-9:00 pm CDT, at the Holmes County Agriculture Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay.  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

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Sausage Making, Meat Curing, and Meat Smoking Class – February 18

Tuesday, February 18 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Vernon Community Center 2808 Yellow Jacket Drive, Vernon 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 safety and proper handling of raw …

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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class

Tuesday, October 22 ~ 6:00-8:00 PM CDT Holmes County Ag. Center, 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay 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  Office – 850-547-1108 OR UF/IFAS …

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Water Bath Canning Class – September 24

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner.  Join us Tuesday, September 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at Sand Hills Baptist Church, 6758 Hwy. 77, Chipley (located at the Bay/Washington County line).  Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials.  Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Holmes County Extension …

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Pressure Canning Class – July 20

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** Saturday, July 20, 2013 ~ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM (CDT) Caryville Community Center 866 Waits Avenue, Caryville, FL …

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You Can Dehydrate THAT? Class

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 with this introduction …

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Pressure Canning Class – March 26

Homemade Preserves

  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 carrots** Tuesday, March 26, 2013 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Holmes County Ag. Center 1173 E. Highway 90,  …

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Holmes County Fair Rules Now Available

It’s Fair time!  The Holmes County Fair is May 16-19, 2012 at the Holmes County Fairgrounds, Bonifay. A complete listing of the Fair Rules is now posted on the Holmes County Extension website: http://holmes.ifas.ufl.edu/fair/. Divisions include: Art, Baked Goods, Canned Foods, Handiwork, Photography, Poultry, Rabbits, Beef …

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