UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
Nov 2 Budgeting and Beyond - Budgeting Basics - (120.0 miles) Are you looking for ways to budget and save your money? Join us for this free virtual series. Agents and educators from the University of Georgia and Fort Valley State University will present various topics related to budgeting and saving money each Tuesday in November from 12p to 1p. Topics include: Budgeting Basics, Energy Efficiency in the Home, Taste Buds on a Budget, Cutting Costs with Coupons, and a Poverty Simulation.
Nov 8 ServSafe Manager Certification Training and Exam Sandersville, GA - (99.0 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. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
Nov 9 Budgeting and Beyond - Energy Efficiency in the Home - (120.0 miles) Are you looking for ways to budget and save your money? Join us for this free virtual series. Agents and educators from the University of Georgia and Fort Valley State University will present various topics related to budgeting and saving money each Tuesday in November from 12p to 1p. Topics include: Budgeting Basics, Energy Efficiency in the Home, Taste Buds on a Budget, Cutting Costs with Coupons, and a Poverty Simulation. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/budgetingandbeyond.
Nov 10 ServSafe Manager Training Griffin, GA - (146.0 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 a five year certification from NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
Nov 15 - Nov 16 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam Waynesboro, GA - (117.0 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. Workshops are offered in multiple locations throughout the state; see each training's contact for details.
Nov 16 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training and Exam - 1 day format Conyers, GA - (159.0 miles) UGA Rockdale 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-6pm with the exam being the final activity of the day. Pre-registration required. Please contact the Extension office at 770-278-7373 to complete registration by November 1.
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Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed
eLearning with UGA SNAP-Ed 24/7 Tips to live a more active lifestyle, shop smarter, make healthier food choices, and cook delicious meals on a budget! Receive free kitchen and fitness items.
Start a New Food Business
Start a New Food Business A collection of resources to help you get started with your small food business.
Food Talk
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
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
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 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
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.