UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

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.
Upcoming Events
  • Dec 4 Car Seat Safety Class Telfair County Extension/4-H offers free, communitywide car seat safety classes, to equip parents and other family members with the knowledge they need to keep their children as safe as possible while traveling in a vehicle. We do have a limited number of car seats available for qualified applicants. Applications for car seats must be completed prior to taking the class. If you are interested in attending a class, please call the office at (229) 868-6489. McRae-Helena, GA - (17.0 Miles)
  • Dec 6 Developmentally Appropriate Practices The importance of using developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) in Early Childhood Education can be stated quite simply: doing so provides the greatest benefit for the child. This 2-hour training encourages teachers to make educational choices based on knowledge of child development and learning processes. Watkinsville, GA - (144.0 Miles)
  • Dec 18 Car Seat Safety Class Telfair County Extension/4-H offers free, communitywide car seat safety classes, to equip parents and other family members with the knowledge they need to keep their children as safe as possible while traveling in a vehicle. We do have a limited number of car seats available for qualified applicants. Applications for car seats must be completed prior to taking the class. If you are interested in attending a class, please call the office at (229) 868-6489. McRae-Helena, GA - (17.0 Miles)
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