Family and Consumer Sciences

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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Fresh Sausage Making Class – March 9

Tuesday, March 9
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 making fresh sausage.  We’ll demonstrate the entire process – what types and cuts of meats to choose, selecting your …

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Youth Fair March 3 & 4

The annual Washington County Youth Fair is rapidly approaching. Fair exhibits will be open to the public Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4. The youth fair takes place at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Hwy 90 in Chipley. Please make plans to come and show your support for all of the fine young …

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Mix It Up! Convenience Mix Class – February 9

Learn to make your own baking mix, one-dish meal mix, Cream-of-Whatever soup mix, and many others to save money and eat healthier. Join us on Thursday, February 9, 6-8 p.m. CST, at First Baptist Church Student Building, 1300 South Blvd., Chipley.  Cost is $5.00, which includes course materials. Pre-registration is required – …

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DIY Personal Care Products Class – January 17

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 Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, at Eastside Baptist Church  3385 Roche Ave. (Hwy. 277), Vernon, to learn about health and …

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