UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Food Talk, a new program through UGA, educates people on healthy eating, food safety, saving money, increasing physical activity, & meal planning. The online program consists of 6 sessions that can be accessed at foodtalk.org. Once you complete the 6 sessions you can come into your local Extension Office and receive free goodies!


food talk

UGA Extension is pleased to offer the 6th edition of its popular book, So Easy To Preserve. Chapters in the 388-page book include Preserving Food, Canning, Pickled Products, Sweet Spreads and Syrups, Freezing and Drying. There are 10 new products and 2 revised product recommendations in this edition. Contact the office to purchase your book or visit. www.soeasytopreserve.com


so easy to preserve

If you have a question that you would like to ask a Family and Consumer Science Agent, please contact the Greene County Extension Office, (706) 453-2083, and we will help you locate the nearest available agent. 


FACS News
  • Andress Honored link Georgia FCS teachers honor leader of UGA's statewide home food processing and preservation program. By Sharon Dowdy | Published: 2/19/2018
  • Flu Prevention link A healthy diet can also protect against the flu. Flu symptoms include fever, chills, cough, sore throat and runny nose. By Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan | Published: 2/15/2018
  • Tax Help link UGA Cooperative Extension offices offer tax help in more counties this February and March. By Sharon Dowdy, Julie Jernigan, Merritt Melancon | Published: 1/31/2018
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