Family and Consumer Sciences

Leon County Family and Consumer Sciences department provides real answers for real life.

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Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Packing a Healthy School Lunch

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Bread Baking & Jam Making Class

Local Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Heidi Copeland invites you and your family to join us for a fun and delicious “Bread Baking & Jam Making” class. This class will teach basic bread baking skills and the art of water bath food preservation.  In this class the family will work together to preserve berry …

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FREE DEMO WATER BATH CANNING WORKSHOP

UF/IFAS-Leon County Extension Center is offering the public another opportunity for a FREE Demo Water Bath Canning Workshop for those unable to attend the one held in July.  This class is for the general public who want to learn basic water bath canning skills. The class will be on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 2:30 – 5:30 PM …

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Power Outages: When to Keep Refrigerated Food or Throw It Away

Adapted from Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency (USDA). Is food in the refrigerator safe during a power outage? It should be safe as long as power is out no more than 4 hours. Keep the door closed as much as possible. Discard any perishable food (such as meat, poultry, fish, eggs, and leftovers) that …

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