November Family and Consumer Sciences Program

blueberriesThe UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County Office is pleased to announce the following Family and Consumer Sciences program for November 2020. This program is being offered by Martha B. Maddox, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent IV.

Freezing it Safely – November 19, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This is a Zoom webinar (with Melanie Thomas and LuAnn Duncan).

This webinar covers the advantages and disadvantages of freezing, how much freezing affects food, freezer selection, food safety guidelines, packing materials, and freezing guidelines and methods.

There is no registration fee. Participants must register online (those needing assistance with registering can call the Extension Office at 352-955-2402). Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This program is limited to 250 participants. 

For more information about this program, contact Martha Maddox, FCS Agent IV, UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County at or Melanie Thomas, Flagler County Extension Director/FCS Agent III at or LuAnn Duncan, FCS Agent III, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County at For questions regarding the program, place “Freezing It Safely” 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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