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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

Science Hour

Solar Energy for Homes Shaun Gunter, Gulf Power Company Many Florida homeowners are investing in solar power, but it still feels relatively new and unknown.  What does investing in solar involve?  How does it work, and how much does it...
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What is an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker?

  An Instant Pot Pressure Cooker is a small electronic multi-cooker appliance that can function as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker,...
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Summer’s Bounty

The pickin’ is plentiful and life is good. Now is the time to take advantage of summer’s bounty. Summer produce is colorful and healthy. It tastes amazing. And right now, it’s everywhere! Fruits and Veggies in Season Buying...
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