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UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County presents ‘Summer Slow Cooker Meals’

RELEASE DATE: July 10, 2014

TAVARES – The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension in Lake County is hosting a course on “Summer Slow Cooker Meals” from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24 at Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares.

“It sometimes seems hard to prepare a healthy dinner when the weather is hot and everyone is busy with summer activities,“ said Julie England, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent with the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County, who will be presenting the class.  “With this course, you’ll learn that spending a little time in the morning can pay off in a big way when you come home to a cool home and a healthy, delicious meal.”

England’s program will show how slow cookers aren't just for winter soups and stews, and will include a discussion of slow cooking techniques and a tasting of a variety of dishes that will appeal to the entire family.

Class size is limited and registration is required by July 21 by signing up online at https://summercook2014.eventbrite.com or by calling 352-343-4101 ext. 2719. The course costs $15.

The mission of the UF/IFAS Extension in Lake County is to develop knowledge in agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge accessible to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. The Extension provides free consultations, as well as educational programs on a variety of subjects. The Foundation for the Gator Nation – An Equal Opportunity Institute.



More Information:
Julie England
352-343-4101 ext. 2719

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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