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Family and Consumer

UF/IFAS Jackson County Family & Consumer Sciences strives to provide educational programming in the areas of health and wellness, food and nutrition and family resource management. All programs are research based and intend to promote the building of knowledge, skills, and ultimately adoption of behavior/practices that enrich the lives of program participants.


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850-482-9620

Marie Arick - Jackson FCS Agent

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Water Safety Month is May!

  Always supervise children closely around water. Photo credit, Marie Arick Do you have firm water safety practices? Are you a strong swimmer? Do you know Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)? Each May, as the temperature...
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Service to Others – The 4-H Way

4-H offers many opportunities for youth to develop life skills that will serve them well into adulthood.  In April, there were several campaigns designed to teach our young people the value of leadership and service to others through...
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Expanding Horizons and Instilling Work Ethics – Meet Jackson 4-H Volunteer Terri Hardin

“Saluting the hardworking volunteers of 4-H.” Jackson 4-H volunteer club leader Terri Hardin wears many hats.  From working with youth at Golson Elementary School to working on her family ranch in Grand Ridge,...
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