Upcoming Fall Gardening Workshop Series August 25th – September 22


Class Descriptions


August 25th Starting Seed -““Beautiful Gardens Begin with The Seed”  Instructor: Shirley Barber—$15.00 “Shirley has been a Master Gardener with St. Johns County for 11 years. She is a lifelong gardener with a focus on community service. Shirley has installed thousands of plants in public gardens in Georgia, …

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4-H Open House


Join us to learn more about our new and existing 4-H Clubs at our annual open house:

Thursday, August 25th from 3:30-6 pm in the Ag Center East Wing.


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Veterinary Feed Directive Meeting August 15, 6pm

Beginning on January 1, 2017 many medicated feeds for livestock animals will be much harder to come by. Under the direction of the US Food and Drug Administration the feed use of several antimicrobial drugs will be transitioning from over-the-counter to Veterinary Feed Directive Status (VFD). VFD drugs will be “limited to use under …

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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 …

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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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