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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, & 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 …

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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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Pasture Classes – 2nd Tuesdays, June – September

Principles of Pasture Productivity - 2nd Tuesday of each month; June - September

Making the grass grow is not as simple or easy as many of us would like it to be. Even so, it is essential to successful livestock operations. Anyone who has grazing livestock needs to understand the fundamental principles of forage production. Whether you are providing forage for one horse or 1000 cows the fundamental …

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Pond Management Classes May 31 and June 7

Pond management can be both challenging and rewarding.

 

 

Ponds can be a source of great enjoyment. However, properly managing them to meet your desired goals can be challenging. Panhandle Pond Management, a two part series being offered by UF/IFAS Extension, is designed to help pond owners/managers become more successful in reaching their goals. Specialists from campus will be onsite to share …

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