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Upcoming Events
  • Feb 21 Let's Go "Green" in 2018 Learn how to you can plan to spend your money so it will provide you with security and a way to save for future purchases. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost $5.00 per person. Decatur, GA
  • Mar 20 Eating Better and Where to Start Have you been wanting to make better food choices but don't know where to start? Join us to learn about eating and preparing nutritious, balanced meals for you and your family. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost $5.00 per person. Decatur, GA
  • Apr 3 - Apr 5 Kids Spring Break Cooking Camp Keep the learning going this Spring Break with an interactive day of fun for kids between the ages of 9-12 to learn about the food science, nutrition and the essential skill of cooking. Limit: 20 Participants. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost $60 per person; Lunch and snacks are provided. Decatur, GA
  • Apr 12 Green “Spring” Cleaning: Make and Take Workshop Learn how to make your own household cleaning products that are better for your health and the environment, less expensive, and more versatile alternatives to commercial products. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost $5.00 per person Decatur, GA
  • May 15 Summertime Food Safety Join us for a workshop to learn the essentials to ensuring your food is safe this summer at outdoor events such as picnics and barbecues. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents Cost $5.00 per person. Decatur, GA
  • Jun 14 Decoding Food Nutrition Labels Learn how to read nutrition food labels with ease and confidence, so that you know what is in the food you buy and can make healthier food choices. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $5 per person Decatur, GA
  • Jun 23 Couponing and Shopping on a Budget Shopping on a budget can sometimes be a challenge. Attend this workshop to learn simple ways to make the most out of your shopping experience and save money along the way. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $5 per person Decatur, GA
  • Jul 14 Pickling—Food Preservation Series Join us for a hands-on workshop to practice your canning skills and pickle seasonal vegetables that you get to take home and enjoy with family and friends. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $15 per person Limit: 15 participants. Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance. Decatur, GA
  • Aug 25 It's Freezing!—Food Preservation Series Freezing is a quick and convenient way to preserve food at home. Come learn how to produce high quality frozen foods with maximum nutritional value. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $15 per person. Limit: 15 participants Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance. Decatur, GA
  • Sep 20 Eating to Prevent and Control Chronic Disease If you could do something to reduce your risk of chronic disease, would you do it? Join us to learn how your food choices can prevent chronic disease such as heart disease, diabetes and stroke. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $5 per person. Decatur, GA
  • Oct 26 That's My Jam!—Food Preservation Series Sweet spreads such as jams and jellies add zest to any meal. Learn the basics of making jams and jellies in this workshop and take your finished product home with you to share and enjoy. Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $15 per person. Limit: 15 participants. Pre-registration is required at least one week in advance. Decatur, GA
  • Nov 8 Holiday Food Safety One of the best ways to celebrate the holidays is by eating delicious food in the company of friends and family. Join us for a food safety workshop to ensure your dinner is a hit this holiday season for all the right reasons! Hosted by DeKalb County FACS Agents. Cost: $5 per person. Decatur, GA
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