Family & Consumer Sciences
Gordon County Extension does not presently have a Family and Consumer Science Agent on staff; however, our office does have numerous resources and contact information to agents in other counties to assist you.
While You Are Here:
- Check out some awesome recipes by clicking on the Food Talk icon and the 3-week schedule of hands-on activities to improve children's health through the Eat Healthy/Be Active icon. Focusing on your family's health, you will also learn to plan ahead and shop smarter.
- Order a So Easy to Preserve book. You want to be prepared when those garden vegetables are ready to harvest!
- Learn how to test for Radon, the colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that can cause lung cancer
- Sign up for Walk Georgia; it is free! From sweeping your floors to running a marathon, every physical activity counts. Walk Georgia is a way to record your activities and stay on track. Plus you will get access to videos from fitness experts on getting and staying in shape, recipes, on-line resources and reviews.
Cooking for a Lifetime
Cancer Prevention Cooking School
What is a portion size of meat, chicken or fish?
What are the recommendations for physical activity for adults for cancer prevention?
What is the best type of diet to help prevent cancer?
In this class you will learn:
How to reduce your risk of developing cancer by acquiring good eating habits and making healthier food choices.
Information regarding breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer prevention, including the latest screening guidelines.
Resources to receive cancer screenings within your community.
For date, time and location of a school being conducted near you, click here.
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