Family & Consumer Sciences
Decatur County at present does not have a Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) Agent in our office. If you need assistant please contact the nearest FACS Office - Baker County - Sylvia Davis (229) 734-3015.
Family and Consumer Science offers information on preserving and canning foods through books, CD and publications. If interested in these materials you may order the book and CDs on-line by clicking the link below for an order form. You may also visit the website for FACS publications.
Walk Georgia is a free Web-based fitness program sponsored by a grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. The program provides free fitness tracking, research-based knowledge, and resources on fitness. The goal of this public-private partnership is to help improve the lives of Georgia residents through simple ways of being more active and make healthy lifestyle choices.
Get started today by registering here www.walkgeorgia.org/register.php
For more information, contact your local County Extension Office.
SNAP-Ed - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education
A federally funded program that is conducted in every state and U.S. Territory. In Georgia, SNAP-Ed is conducted through UGA Extension (http://extension.uga.edu/) and affiliated with UGA's College of Family & Consumer Sciences. (http://www.fcs.uga.edu/extension).
The program is designed to help families with children learn how to eat healthier meals and snacks, stretch their food dollars and reduce the risk of food-borne illness.
To learn more and enroll, visit www.foodtalk.org(https://foodtalk.org/)