Family and Consumer Sciences

Fresh Sausage Making Class – July 18

Tuesday, July 18
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Washington County Ag Center
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

 

This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of making fresh sausage.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – July 13

Thursday, July 13
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Washington County Ag Center
1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and …

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Introduction to Soap Making Class – June 20

Join us on Tuesday, June 20, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley.  We will walk you through the process of how lye, fats, and oils turn into soap.  We will cover melt & pour, cold process, and hot process soaps as well as safety, properties of …

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DIY Personal Care Products Class – June 15

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, June 15, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, at the Holmes County Ag Center, 1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay to learn about health …

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Cooking with Cast Iron Class – May 16

Cast iron cookware has enjoyed a major renaissance in recent years.  Some benefits include it is inexpensive, widely available, and extremely durable.  If properly cared for, cast-iron cookware can last forever.  It has great heat retention properties and can be non-stick if seasoned properly.

Want to learn more about this long-time kitchen staple?  Join …

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Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – May 11

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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Summer 2017 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class Schedule Now Available

The May – August 2017 SHIP Homebuyer Education Class schedule is now available.

Click here to view the updated schedule.

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 850.638.6265 (TDD, via the Florida Relay Service, 1.800-955.8771) for more information and to pre-register.

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Building a Basic Pantry/Using Stored Foods Class – April 18

Tuesday, April 18 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CDT

Washington County Ag Center

1424 Jackson Avenue, Chipley

Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to …

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Cheesemaking Class – April 13

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, April 13, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store various types of cheeses.

Registration fee is $5 …

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Makin’ Bacon Cured Meats Class – March 14

Tuesday, March 14
6:00-8:30 p.m.

Holmes County Ag Center
1173 E. Hwy. 90, Bonifay

 

 

 

This class provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of meat curing.  We’ll discuss what types and cuts of meats to choose, food safety and proper handling of …

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