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January Family and Consumer Sciences Programs

The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences programs for January 2018. These programs are offered by Martha B. Maddox, County Extension Agent IV, at the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office (2800 N.E. 39th Ave., Gainesville).

Spice It Up The Healthy Way With Herbs Workshop – January 9, from 10 a.m. to noon

This workshop gives tips and suggestions for using herbs to reduce sodium in the diet. Individuals will take home some herb blends and a booklet with herb information. 

Pre-registration is required (by January 4). The cost is $15.00. Participants must register online. There are no refunds for registration costs.

This workshop is subject to cancellation if less than 10 people are registered. If it is cancelled, the registration fee will be reimbursed.

Meals in a Minute with an Instant Pot® – January 17, from 9:30 a.m. to noon

Topics include reducing cooking time by 80% with an Instant Pot, selection and use of an Instant Pot®, preparing frozen meat that is tender, and preparing a meal in one pot. Participants will taste test items prepared, and take home a booklet with Instant Pot® information. 

Pre-registration is required (by January 11). The cost is $20.00. Participants must register online. There are no refunds for registration costs.

This workshop is subject to cancellation if less than 10 people registered. If it is cancelled, the registration fee will be reimbursed.

For more information about these programs, contact Martha B. Maddox, Family and Consumer Science Agent at 352-955-2402.

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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