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UGA Extension Office

Programs

We are proud to offer a wide array of programs to meet you and/or your organization’s needs. For program inquiries or requests, please email candace.tucker@uga.edu or call 770-254-2620.

Nutrition and Health

  • Right Bite Diabetes Cooking School
    • The curriculum teaches the meal planning and food preparation skills that will reduce calories, control carbohydrate intake, modify fat and increase fiber so those affected by diabetes can achieve better blood glucose and blood pressure control.
  • National Diabetes Prevention Program – PreventT2
  • SNAP-ed Food Talk: Farmer’s Market
    • Food Talk: Farmer’s Market is a 30–45-minute one-time or 6-lesson series program that focuses on planning healthy meals on a budget using locally grown vegetables. Cooking demonstration, tasting session and a free gift included at the session.
  • Walk-a-Weigh
    • Walk-a-Weigh is an award-winning, series weight control program emphasizing the importance of physical activity and healthy eating.
  • Programs in topics such as heart disease, cancer, bone health, weight management and healthy cooking are offered.

Food Safety and Preservation

  • ServSafe
    • This training program certifies food handlers in restaurants, school, hospital and nursing home cafeterias, and other food service businesses to prevent causing or spreading foodborne illness. The ServSafe® Program is a recognized food safety sanitation course developed by The Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association. For more information visit the ServSafe® program website or the UGA Extension public calendar.
  • Food Preservation
    • Food preservation programs that teach the how-to's of canning, freezing and/or drying of foods, as well as making jams and jellies and pickled foods. Programs can be hands-on workshops, demonstrations or presentations.
  • Produce Food Safety – At the Farm and At the Market
    • This course is intended for fresh fruit and vegetable growers such as small farmers or community/school garden volunteers that are interested in learning more about safely growing produce. It will provide an introduction to best practices for the cultivation, harvesting and transport of fresh produce. Topics covered include: land, water, compost, hygiene, facilities, and equipment and transportation of produce.

Child Development

  • Quality Early Care and Education (ECE)/Child Care
    • We provide entity-approved training to help ECE teachers meet state licensing requirements.
  • Better Brains for Babies

Home

  • Green Cleaning
  • Healthy Housing
  • Home Safety
  • Lead Safety
  • Mold Prevention and Control
  • Pest Control
  • Radon

Finance

  • Budgeting
  • Identity Theft and Fraud
  • Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Saving and Investing
  • Understanding Credit