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The Hyde County Center Local Foods contact is CatieJo Black.

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Pressure Canning Class 2022

Join Hyde County’s FCS agent in a hands-on workshop learning how to pressure can! Low acid foods (high in …

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Dehydrating Class 2022

Are you looking for a different technique to preserve foods? Let’s get together and learn about dehydrating and how …

Produce Classes 2022

Summer 2022 Preservation Classes

Spring is here, which means summer is coming! While your gardens aren’t yet ready for harvesting, we are making …

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Venison Jerky Class 2021

Venison Jerky Class is BACK! Did you miss last year’s class or looking for a refresher? Join Hyde County’s FCS …

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Link Sausage Class

Join Hyde County’s FCS Agent to learn how to operate a meat grinder and prepare venison for link sausage! …

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Canning Wild Game Meat Class

Join Hyde County’s FCS Agent to learn how to safely operate a pressure canner, allowing preservation of your wild …

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Dehydrating Class (Herbs)

Have you planted an herb garden but aren’t able to utilize all the herbs before the plant gets out …

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