Families & Consumers

Welcome to the Holmes County Families and Consumers website.

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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, or …

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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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Women & Money: Unique Issues Series

Tuesday, October 1, 8, and 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. CDT Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Highway 90, Bonifay The classes will cover the following topics: Money Basics: Getting organized, financial goal setting, and a spending plan will help you keep your finger on your financial pulse. Protecting Assets: Learning about insurance, identity theft, scams, fraud, …

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Pressure Canning Class – July 20

Homemade Preserves

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** Saturday, July 20, 2013 ~ 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM (CDT) Caryville Community Center 866 Waits Avenue, Caryville, FL Cost: …

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Summer SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May-August 2013 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website.  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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You Can Dehydrate THAT? Class

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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Winter-Spring SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The January-April 2013 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website.  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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Fall SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The September-December 2012 Homebuyer Education Class Schedule is now posted on our website.  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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