Several Drew County Extension Homemakers, along with other EHC members across Southeast Arkansas, recently attended the “Christmas in the South Holiday Foods” event at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jefferson County.

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Hazelene McCray, Caroline Bullock, Judy Murphy, Vern Wilson, Donna Block, Brenda Chisom, Janet Carson, Patricia Kulbeth, and Sherry Toney

Participants received a Christmas in the South: Holiday Foods Cookbook 2014 and taste tested turkey and dressing, sides and finger foods.

The keynote speaker was Janet Carson, the Extension Horticulture Specialist for the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. Carson discussed gardening and planting bulbs now for spring blooms. She also talked about plants that bloom indoors during the holidays.