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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-Ed24/7 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.
Food TalkEat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
Marriage Matters SeriesLooking 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 TrainingEntity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
Your Good Credit SeriesEstablishing, 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 PreserveThis book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
Eat Healthy, Be ActiveA 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 EducationRadon 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 SeriesWhat 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.