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 …

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Fundamentals of Charcoal Grilling – August 2

Learn hands-on how to build a fire, regulate heat and cooking temperature, and tips on meat selection and homemade rubs.  Join us Tuesday, August 2, 6:00-8:00 PM, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley. Registration is $5 per person and includes food samples and materials. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Congratulations to Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana Winners!

2016 Holmes County 4-H/Tropicana County Public Speaking Contest Winners Congratulations to all of this year’s County 4-H/Tropicana winners! Pictured left to right: 1st Place – Gabriel Cushing, 4th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Kids Day” 3rd Place – Jacob Shiver, 5th Grade, Poplar Springs, Speech entitled, “Bella” 1st Place – Gage Galloway, 5th Grade, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Holmes County 4-H 2016 Summer Day Camps

PICTURE_4-H Summer Day Camps Picture

Registration has begun for our 2016 Holmes County 4-H Summer Day Camps. There are 6 fun day camps to choose from. Stop by the 4-H office to pick up your registration packet.

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