Family and Consumer Sciences

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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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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Clean It Up! Homemade Cleaners Class – September 20

Learn how to make inexpensive, effective cleaning products to keep your home and clothes clean and fresh! Tuesday, September 20 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ~ New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church 695 – 5th Street, Chipley Cost:  $5.00—includes course materials PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call:  Washington County Extension Office – 850-638-6265 Holmes …

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Cheesemaking Class – September 8

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, September 8, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store homemade mozzarella, ricotta, and cherve/fromage blanc. Registration fee …

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July 26 Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – CANCELLED

The July 26 Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class at Eastside Baptist Church, Vernon, has been cancelled due to a funeral.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  The class will be offered again at a later date to be determined.  Please contact the Extension Office for more information.

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Solar Cooking Class – August 16

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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Do-It-Yourself Health & Beauty Aids Class – August 11

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, August 11, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley, to learn about health and …

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