Families & Consumers

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Just Loafin’ Around Bread Making Basics Class – July 21

Join us to learn the basics of bread making, including using different types of grains. Tuesday, July 21 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag 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, or the Washington …

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Beyond the Loaf Bread Making Class – July 9

Join us as we learn the basics of making flatbread, crackers, hamburger and hot dog buns, and other non-loaf breads. Thursday, July 9 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90  Bonifay Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Holmes County Extension Office, 850-547-1108, or …

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Solar Cooking Class – June 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 us Tuesday, June …

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Sausage Making, Meat Smoking, & Meat Curing Class – June 11

Thursday, June 11 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Carmel Assembly of God Church 1485 Carmel Church Road, 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 …

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – May 19

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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, May 19, 6-8 p.m. CDT, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay. Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is requested – please contact …

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Building a Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – May 14

Thursday, May 14 ~ 6:00-8:00 PM CDT East Side Baptist Church 3385 Roche Ave. (Hwy. 277), Vernon 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 …

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Clean It Up! Homemade Cleaners Class – April 21

Learn how to make inexpensive, effective cleaning products to keep your home and clothes clean and fresh! Tuesday, April 21 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ~ Wausau Town Hall 1607 2nd Avenue, Wausau Cost:  $5.00—includes course materials PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call:  Holmes County Extension Office – 850-547-1108 Washington County Extension Office – 850-638-6265 Extension programs are …

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – April 9

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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Beginners Pressure Canning Class – March 17

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, March 17 ~ 6:00 – 9:30 PM (CDT) Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay Cost: …

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Water Bath Canning Class – March 12

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner.  Join us Thursday, March 12, 6:00-9:00 pm CDT, at Live Oak Baptist Church, 5211 Millers Ferry Road, Vernon.  Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials.  Space is limited. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265, or the …

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