UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

WHAT WE DO!

Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS) Extension Agents offer unbiased, research-based solutions and up to date knowledge on a variety of topics including:

FACS Agents also partner with other agencies and employers to boost economic development by educating our present and future work force.  Examples include:

  • Health education and chronic disease prevention
  • Required food safety training for employees and managers.  Required child care provider trainings.
  • Life skills education such as managing finances balancing work and family responsibilities.

FOOD PERSERVATION

"SO Easy to Preserve"  

The University of Georgia Extension program is pleased to offer the 6th edition of its popular book , So Easy to Preserve.  Chapters include Preserving Food, Canning , Pickled Products, Jellied Fruit Product, Freezing and drying.  Order your copy today for $18.00, or purchase one at the extension office.


PRESSURE CANNER SAFTEY CHECK

 The right equipment is necessary for safe home canning, including accurate gauges for pressure canners.  The FACS agent here in our office can check your pressure canner gauges for accuracy.  Contact our office at 229-616-7455 to arrange a time to bring your gauges in to be checked.


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