Category Archives: Family & Consumer Sciences

Backyard Gardening Series: The Basics of Home Brewing 101

County Extension Horticulturist, David Rodriguez, is presenting Joey Villarreal, Proprietor and Brewer of Blue Star Brewing Company, Todd Huntress, Operator of San Antonio Homebrew Supply & Home Brewer, along with Bexar County Master Gardener and Home Brewer, Lou Kellogg.  For the novice, brewing your own beer at home is easy.  Reg fee of $20 and must be 21 yrs of age or older, contact Angel Torres at 210 467-6575. Click here.

Thrilling Grilling! Taming the Flame!

Want to learn how to cook the perfect steak or grill fish? Join us to learn the tricks of the trade when cooking beef, pork chicken, fish, or with a Dutch oven. After this training, your backyard grilling and barbecue adventures will yield food so good that you won’t be able to eat at a restaurant without yearning for your own home-cooked creations! Registration begins at 8:30 am with educational opportunities from 9 am to 2 pm! Cost is $55 per person and includes lunch! RSVP by July… Read More →

Food Preservation & Canning Classes

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a series of classes for food preservation and canning this fall. Classes include hands-on jam and jelly make & take, recipes for the holidays, and canning garden produce. Space is limited and small registration fees apply. Open to the public beginning August 30, 2012, through December 5,2012. Venues and times vary between classes.See Food Preservation – Canning Classes for more details. To register for a class please go to and do a keyword search for: Preservation. Or to register by phone,… Read More →