UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
Apr 24 - Apr 25 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Moultrie, GA - (153.0 miles) Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Event Website: http://extension.uga.edu/calendar/?containstext=servsafe
Apr 26 Building Baby's Brains (Session 3) Childcare Professionals Training Watkinsville, GA - (60.0 miles) Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity.
Apr 28 Yes You Can! Canning Workshop Juliette, GA - (33.0 miles) Our workshop will include discussion of proper canning techniques, safety, and a hands-on step by step recipe. Plus, you will bring home a jar of the final product!
May 1 - May 2 Starting a New Food Business in Georgia Atlanta, GA - (32.0 miles) If you have an interest in starting your own food business or brand, this workshop is the perfect starting point for you!The presentations are designed to provide participants with practical information on producing safe and wholesome food products. Attendees will have the opportunity to have all of their questions answered by food industry experts.
May 1 What You Should Know About Identity Theft Athens, GA - (66.0 miles) Get the most updated information regarding ways to avoid identity theft and what to do should you become a victim.
May 3 Building Baby's Brains (Session 4) Childcare Professionals Training Watkinsville, GA - (60.0 miles) Interactions with adults are experiences. Experiences are necessary for brain growth. Childcare professionals will learn more about their role in brain development for babies and young children during four 2-hour interactive sessions. This training is provided by a Bright from the Start Approved Entity.
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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.
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