Family and Consumer Sciences

Sausage Making, Meat Smoking, and Meat Curing Class – August 19

Tuesday, August 19 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag. Center 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay 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 – July 15

Tuesday, July 15 ~ 6:00-8:00 PM CDT Wausau Town Hall 1607 2nd Avenue,  Wausau 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 Washington County Office – 850-638-6265 OR UF/IFAS Extension Holmes …

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Dehydrating and Vacuum Sealing Class – June 17

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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Clean It Up! Homemade Cleaners Class – June 10

Tuesday, June 10 6:00-8:00 p.m.  Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley Learn how to make inexpensive, effective cleaning products to keep your home and clothes clean and fresh! Class is FREE and sponsored by the Washington County Public Library in partnership with UF/IFAS Extension. Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the …

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Beginners Pressure Canning Class – May 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 ~ Tuesday, May 20 ~ 6:00 – 9:30 PM (CDT) Washington County Agriculture Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley …

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Summer 2014 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May – August 2014 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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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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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – March 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, March 18, 6-8 p.m. CDT, at Sand Hills Baptist Church, 6758 Hwy. 77, Chipley (at Bay-Washington County line).  Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials.  Pre-registration is requested – …

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Free Healthy Cooking Demonstrations

Join us for free monthly healthy cooking demonstration classes sponsored by the Holmes County Health Department and University of Florida/IFAS Extension Holmes County. The classes will be held at 12:00 pm at the Holmes County Agriculture Center, 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay, on the following dates: February 19 March 19 April 23 May 21 June …

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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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