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UPCOMING WORKSHOP: Homemade Holidays

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RESCHEDULED! WHAT: Homemade Holidays DATE: December 1, 2018 TIME: 10:00am – 2:00pm LOCATION: Wakulla County Extension office, 84 Cedar Avenue in Crawfordville COST: $15/person **Bring in a paperback book for Operation Paperback and receive $2 off the registration fee!** To register,… Read More

Preserve Food And Increase Shelf Life

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Article and Audio Introduction by Samantha Kennedy http://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/wakullaco/files/2018/04/Preserving%20the%20harvest.m4a Springtime in north Florida means sunshine, blooms, and an abundance of fruits and vegetables from the garden.  Having a bumper crop is a good problem, but making sure all that… Read More

Preparing for the Canning Season

            In addition to planting your spring garden and reviewing the latest food safety materials, you should consider having your pressure canner gauge tested. Today’s pressure canner may have a dial gauge for indicating… Read More

Preserving Food: It is Not Like In Grandma’s Day

Shelley Swenson Franklin/Wakulla County Family and Consumer Sciences Agent UF/IFAS Home canning has changed greatly in the 170 years since it was introduced as a way to preserve food. Grandma may have cooked her green beans and poured… Read More

Food Preservation Workshop Offered

David Moody, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Director and Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County FCS Extension Agent will be covering the basics of food preservation through pressure canning and dehydrating on November 8th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wakulla… Read More