Food Safety

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 your dehydrator with this introduction …

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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 use stored foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped pantry. Cost:  $5.00 …

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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 and includes samples, …

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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 raw meats, different curing and brining methods, and the …

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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 spices, food safety and proper handling of raw …

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Rock the Crock Slow Cooker Class – January 12

This time of year is the perfect time to break out your slow cooker.  Come learn how to use your slow cooker to make everything from appetizers to desserts. Thursday, January 12 6:00 – 8:30 pm Sand Hills Baptist Church 6758 Highway 77, Chipley (Bay County line) Registration fee is $5 per person and includes …

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Building a Basic Pantry/Cooking with Preserved Foods Class – November 10

Thursday, November 10 ~ 6:00 – 8:00 PM CST First Baptist Church – Bonifay 311 N. Waukesha Street, Bonifay Having basic items on hand helps you to save time and money when preparing meals.  Join us to learn ways to use preserved foods in everyday meals and how to set up a basic, well-equipped pantry. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/10/27/building-a-basic-pantrycooking-with-preserved-foods-class-november-10/

Dehydrating/Vacuum Sealing Class – October 13

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 with this introduction …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/10/01/dehydratingvacuum-sealing-class-october-13/

Cheesemaking Class – September 8

Making cheese is a great way to use local ingredients, save money, and be creative in the kitchen. Please join us on Thursday, September 8, 6:00-8:30 pm, at the Washington County Ag Center, 1424 Jackson Ave., Chipley.  Participants will learn to make and store homemade mozzarella, ricotta, and cherve/fromage blanc. Registration fee is $5 and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/08/29/cheesemaking-class-september-8/

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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