Family and Consumer Sciences

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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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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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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