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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

A is for Apple

October is National Apple Month. A is for Apple. We all have heard this childhood saying and other apple idioms. The Fall season has arrived and along with cooler weather, shorter days, and autumn leaves comes the bounty of...
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Master Gardener Program Forms Endowment Fund

The Escambia County Master Gardener Program has formed the Escambia County Master Gardener Endowment Fund, in conjunction with the University of Florida Foundation. The University of Florida Foundation, a nonprofit organization, will be managing...
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Eat to Thrive

We eat to survive, right? Yes, but when you really think about it, we eat to thrive. Food is more than calories for energy. Food brings family and friends together. It provides comfort. It makes our bodies healthy and can protect us from...
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