Families & Consumers

Welcome to the Holmes County Families and Consumers website.

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Sausage Making, Meat Curing, and Meat Smoking Class – June 21

Tuesday, June 21 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church 1349 Co. Rd. 173, Graceville (Poplar Springs Community) 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 …

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Solar Cooking Class – June 9

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 Thursday, June …

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Water Bath Canning Class – May 17

Learn the basics of safely preserving acid foods by using the water bath canner. Join us Tuesday, May 17, 6:00-9:00 pm CDT Washington County Ag Center 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley 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 County …

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Beginners Pressure Canning Class – May 12

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 ~ Thursday, May 12 ~ 6:00 – 9:30 PM (CDT) Holmes County Ag Center 1173 E. Hwy. 90, …

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Summer SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May-August 2016 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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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – April 19

Tuesday, April 19 ~ 6:00 – 8:30 PM CDT New Hope United Methodist Church 4531 Hwy. 79, 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 Holmes County Office – 850-547-1108 …

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Do-It-Yourself Health and Beauty Aids Class – April 14

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, April 14, 6:00 – 8:00 PM, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay, to learn about health and beauty aids …

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Beyond the Loaf Breadmaking Class – March 22

Join us as we learn the basics of making flatbread, crackers, hamburger and hot dog buns, and other non-loaf breads. Tuesday, March 22 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Wausau Town Hall 1607 2nd Avenue, Wausau Registration fee is $5 and includes class materials. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by contacting the Washington County Extension Office, 850-638-6265, or the Holmes …

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – March 10

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 Thursday, March 10, 6-8 p.m. CST, at New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church, 695 – 5th Street, Chipley. Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is requested – …

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Just Loafin’ Around Bread Making Basics Class – February 16

Join us to learn the basics of bread making, including using different types of grains. Tuesday, February 16 ~ 6:00-8:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist Church 1349 Co. Rd 173, Graceville 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 County …

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