Canning College- Whether you are an experienced canner who has preserved food for years or a novice wanting to learn more about home canning, this is the course for you. Course designed to teach through hands-on demonstrations, and provide a food safety update.  Two sessions: Water bath and pressure canning.  Cost: TBA. Before you begin the process of canning, you need to make sure that you come to the Extension Office to have your pressure canner gauge tested- FREE   National Center for Home Food Preservation information

 

Culinary Arts for Everyday Cooks- Series of “hands-on” classes to learn practical culinary skills that will help you prepare healthy, flavorful meals that taste good but are quick and easy to fit a busy, hectic schedule.  A joint project of the UT Culinary Institute and UT Extension.  Conducted by UT Extension Agents who have received a Certificate of Completion in Culinary Arts. 4 sessions/$225 or $65 per session if not attending all four. Session #1- Savory Soups, Stocks & Easy Breads.  Session #2- Meals in Minutes, Master Stir-Frying & Egg Rolls from Scratch.  Session #3- Mediterranean Meals, Pesto, Bruschetta, Olive Oil. Session #4- Seafood and Plating/Presentation, Tilapia, Mussels Monsoon, Crab Cakes.

 

Diabetic Cooking School-  Hand’s-on cooking; quick and easy recipes, taste testing, education on managing diabetes and healthy lifestyles, each participant receives a cookbook and other materials.     4/2hour sessions.  $25 per person or $35/couple. Dining with Diabetes information

 

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)- Watch video  As part of a group, you will work with a trained lifestly coach and other participants to learn the skills you need to make lasting lifestlye changes.  You will learn to eat healthy, add physical activity to your life, manage stress, stay motivated and solve problems that can get in the way of healthy changes.  DPP groups meet once a week for 16 weeks, then once a omnth for 6 months to help maintain youe lifesstly changes. 

 

eWellness- Web-based program that promotes a few healthy lifestyle behaviors that are the foundation for wellness. The program consists of short-term (eight-week) phases so that awards and recognition could be provided frequently. But healthy living is a lifetime effort; so, soon after a phase ends and recognition of teams has occurred, a new phase soon starts and the cycle is repeated.  eWellness is designed for groups such as worksites, churches, schools, community groups, etc. and a group generally consists of several teams.  Free  Click here for more information