UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
Oct 9 - Oct 10 ServSafe Manager Certification Training Watkinsville, GA - (60.0 miles) UGA 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.
Oct 11 - Oct 12 ServSafe Manager Course & Exam McDonough, GA - (19.0 miles) The two-day ServSafe Manager Course will be offered in McDonough, Georgia on October 11 & October 12, 2017.The cost to attend the class and take the National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Exam is $140. Call our office for instructions on registering for the class.
Oct 11 Free Monthly Gardening Class “Sustainable Gardening” Athens, GA - (66.0 miles) Please join Athens-Clarke County Extension for an informative class all about sustainable gardening. The class will include information on defining what sustainable gardening means, sustainable landscape and vegetable gardening solutions and methods, permaculture, and ideas for practicing sustainability. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome. Please register by Tuesday, October 10 by emailing atedrow@uga.edu or calling (706) 613- 3640.
Nov 28 - Nov 29 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Tifton, GA - (132.0 miles) UGA Tift County Extension provides the Nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service 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. The training is from 8:30am - 5:00pm, both days. $140.00
Nov 29 - Nov 30 ServSafe Manager Training Griffin, GA - (6.0 miles) UGA Spalding County Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for food service professionals from the National Restaurant Association. Successful completion of the exam results in certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
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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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