UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Upcoming Events
Sep 24 Thursday Finance: Coffee and Cash null - (59.0 miles) Each Thursday at 1:00 grab your favorite beverage and join me for a live chat about financial topics and current trends. Drop a comment with your questions, I love live interactions! Join Kathryn Holland Weekly for live interactive videos on Facebook at @ugaextcolquittfacs
Sep 30 - Oct 1 Wednesday Wellness null - (59.0 miles) Weekly series discussing a variety of wellness topics from nutrition and healthy homes to relationships and mental wellness. Join Kathryn Holland Weekly for live interactive videos on Facebook at @ugaextcolquittfacs
Sep 30 ServSafe® Manager Certification Training Watkinsville, GA - (159.0 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. Space is limited
Oct 12 - Oct 13 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.
Oct 15 Technology is Terrific Watkinsville, GA - (159.0 miles) Technology plays a positive role in children’s development and learning. This session will discuss ways to adopt technical devices in the ECE classroom to support each child’s development. The class will be offered in-person with limited seats and virtually via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to those wanting to participate virtually once you register for the class.
Oct 21 - Oct 22 ServSafe 2-day Training McDonough, GA - (150.0 miles) University of Georgia Cooperative Extension/Henry County 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.

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.