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Family and Consumer Sciences

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The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Program offers research-based information to assist Escambia County residents in the areas of Nutrition, Health and Food Safety, Personal Finance, Parenting and Family Life, and Leadership and Youth Development.  Our educational programming focuses on building stronger families and communities.

Dorothy Lee leads the FCS program

Angela Hinkle leads the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. 

OUR STORIES

Stress Less for the Holidays

Tis the Season Merry and Bright: From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve there are greater incidences of stress and tension related headaches and migraines. Family stresses, long shopping lines, and unrealistic expectations are enough to trigger...
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Dine In: More Favorite Family Meals

Is your busy, busy life making it difficult to spend time eating a meal at home with your family?  Research tells us families are healthier in so many ways when they eat at home...
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Dine In: Thanksgiving Favorites

What’s your favorite family meal? Is it an event like a picnic or Super Bowl Party? Is it reoccurring like Wednesday night church dinner? Maybe it’s an annual meal like Thanksgiving. Check out some of these special Thanksgiving meals, then...
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