Media Release

April Family and Consumer Sciences Programs

Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:30 PM

canningALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences programs for April, 2015. These programs are being offered by Brenda C. Williams, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent (with Muriel Turner, Levy County Extension Agent).

Canning Workshop – April 14, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and repeated from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the UF/IFAS Extension Levy County Office (625 N. Hathaway Avenue, Alt 27, Bronson).
Call 352-486-5131 to pre-register.

Canning Workshop - April 21, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and repeated from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Dixie County Public Library (16328 S.E. 19 Highway, Cross City).

Call 352-498-1219 to pre-register.

Basic information on canning foods using the steam pressure canner or boiling-water canner. Directions and tips will also be included on making jams, jellies and pickles.

There is no charge, and printed materials will be available for $3.00 per set.

View/download the event flyer (PDF).

For more information about these programs, please call 352-955-2402. Visit the Extension Office calendar for additional programs offered by the UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County 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.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).