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
  • Jun 16 Super Saturday Child Care Training in Laurens County on June16th 2018 Laurens County Extension is hosting a Super Saturday Child Care training on June 16th 2018. This training consists of 6 hours of state-accepted training for child care providers on the following topics: Class 1: Nutrition (2 hours); Class 2: Guidance & Discipline(2 hours); and Class 3: Food Safety (2 hours). The registration fee is $20/person - checks must be made payable to Laurens County Extension and can be mailed to: Attn: Susan Moore, PO Box 1366, Dublin, GA 31040. Registration is due by Friday, June 8th 2018 - registration must be received post-marked by this date. Late registration is $30/person. Dublin, GA - (49.0 Miles)
  • Aug 18 Chatham Childcare Collaborative Super Saturday All workshops are approved by Bright from the Start Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning as part of the annual training requirements for child care providers. Savannah, GA - (87.0 Miles)
  • Aug 25 Childcare Provider Training Four hours of childcare training will be provided. All participants must pre-register before August 15 & pay the $5 fee! Class will be cancelled if registration numbers are low! Elberton, GA - (159.0 Miles)
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