UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
  • Aug 18 Saturday @ the Rock: Basics of Water Bath Canning The Basics of Water Bath Canning August 18th, 2018 Time: 9:30-11:30am Cost: $7 Age: 11 and Up Max: 30 Participants Research- based canning and safe food preservation methods. Why limit fresh fruits and vegetables to spring and summer when you could have fresh food straight from the garden all year long? Learning how to can and preserve food properly guarantees healthy, nutritious food year-round for the entire family. Join us as we learn about food preservation from an expert! Eatonton, GA - (80.0 Miles)
  • Aug 20 Learn How to Make a Tote Bag: Sewing 101 If you would like to learn how to sew and use a basic sewing machine, then this class is for you! Join us for a hands on sewing class to learn how to make a tote bag. Sandersville, GA - (61.0 Miles)
  • Aug 23 Digital Media for Agribusiness Lunch and Learn Workshop Utilizing digital media has become essential to a successful marketing campaign. However, navigating the digital world can be intimidating. This workshop will introduce participants to digital media basics that will expand their marketing potential. Participants will learn how agribusinesses can use digital media outlets to target new customers and create market demand. Pre-registration required by August 21. Cost $15 - Includes course materials and boxed lunch. Contact Bulloch County Extension to register: 912-871-6130 uge3031@uga.edu Statesboro, GA - (72.0 Miles)
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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.