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ALACHUA COUNTY NEWS: January Family and Consumer Sciences Program

Press release from Alachua County

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences program for January 2021. This program is being offered by Martha B. Maddox, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent IV.

Food Preservation – Jams & Jellies… Great Gift Ideas – January 21, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is a Zoom webinar (with Melanie Thomas and LuAnn Duncan)

Topics for this webinar include making canned and freezer jams and jellies, equipment needed, food safety guidelines, water bath guidelines, and methods.

There is no registration fee, but participants must register online. Once registered, participants receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This webinar is limited to 250 participants.

For more information about this program, contact Martha Maddox, FCS Agent IV, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County, mmaddox@ufl.edu, or Melanie Thomas, Flagler County Extension Director/FCS Agent III at mlthomas@ufl.edu, or LuAnn Duncan, FCS Agent III, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County at laduncan@ufl.edu. Those with questions regarding the program, place “Jams & Jellies… Great Gift Ideas” in the subject line of the email. Visit the Extension Office website for additional programs offered by the Extension Office.

An Equal Opportunity Institution. Extension Service, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Nick T. Place, Dean. Single copies of Extension publications (excluding 4-H and youth publications) are available free to Florida residents from county Extension offices. Information about alternate formats is available from IFAS Communications, University of Florida, PO Box 110810, Gainesville, FL 32611-0810.

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