UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
Jan 24 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes Sandersville, GA - (99.0 miles) A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes.
Jan 25 Green Cleaning Sandersville, GA - (99.0 miles) A valuable class to learn more about home maintenance and protecting it by making your own cleaning products.
Jan 30 - Jan 31 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Elberton, GA - (178.0 miles) ServSafe® leads the way in providing the restaurant and foodservice industry with an up-to-date, comprehensive food safety training and certification program. Deadline to register: January 24, 2019 Course Fee: $140 Per person: includes course book, exam booklet, 16 hours instruction, & test administration.
Feb 5 - Feb 6 ServSafe Manager Training Griffin, GA - (146.0 miles) UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
Feb 6 - Feb 7 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Moultrie, GA - (64.0 miles) Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe
Feb 14 - Feb 15 The Ins and Outs of Diabetes Sandersville, GA - (99.0 miles) A valuable class to learn more about living with Diabetes.
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Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

 
Walk Georgia A web-based fitness program dedicated to helping you track your activity, eat healthier, and exercise more efficiently. Participate individually or with a group.
 
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
 
Food Talk Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
Marriage Matters Series Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you have just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
Childcare Provider Training Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
Your Good Credit Series Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.
 
So Easy to Preserve This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
 
Eat Healthy, Be Active A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
 
Radon Education Radon is a colorless, tasteless odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
 
Building Baby's Brain Series What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.