UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Decatur County is pleased to announce that Teresa Adkins is now our new Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) agent in our office.  If you need assistance please contact our office at (229) 248-3033.

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Helpful Information

Family and Consumer Science offers information on preserving and canning foods through books, CD and publications.  If interested in these materials you may order the book and CDs on-line by clicking the link below for an order form.  You may also visit the website for FACS publications.   

Order form for "So Easy to Preserve."

Walk Georgia

Walk Georgia is a free Web-based fitness program sponsored by a grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation.  The program provides free fitness tracking, research-based knowledge, and resources on fitness.  The goal of this public-private partnership is to help improve the lives of Georgia residents through simple ways of being more active and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Get started today by registering here

For more information, contact your local County Extension Office.

SNAP-Ed - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education

Food Talk logoA federally funded program that is conducted in every state and U.S. Territory.  In Georgia, SNAP-Ed is conducted through UGA Extension ( and affiliated with UGA's College of Family & Consumer Sciences. (

The program is designed to help families with children learn how to eat healthier meals and snacks, stretch their food dollars and reduce the risk of food-borne illness.

To learn more and enroll, visit


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