Families & Consumers

Welcome to the Holmes County Families and Consumers website.

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Clean It Up! Homemade Cleaners Class – September 20

Learn how to make inexpensive, effective cleaning products to keep your home and clothes clean and fresh! Tuesday, September 20 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ~ New Life Fellowship Assembly of God Church 695 – 5th Street, Chipley Cost:  $5.00—includes course materials PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call:  Washington County Extension Office – 850-638-6265 Holmes County Extension Office …

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Cheesemaking Class – September 8

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, September 8, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store homemade mozzarella, ricotta, and cherve/fromage blanc. Registration fee is $5 and …

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July 26 Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – CANCELLED

The July 26 Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class at Eastside Baptist Church, Vernon, has been cancelled due to a funeral.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  The class will be offered again at a later date to be determined.  Please contact the Extension Office for more information.

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Solar Cooking Class – August 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, August …

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Do-It-Yourself Health & Beauty Aids Class – August 11

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, August 11, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley, to learn about health and beauty aids you …

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – July 26

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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Rocket Stove Class – July 14

Rocket stoves are an efficient and alternative cooking method that can be used in emergency, disaster, and camping situations. The design of the rocket stove allows it to operate on about half as much fuel as a traditional open fire, and it can use smaller-diameter wood. Please join us on Thursday, July 14, 6:00 – …

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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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