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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

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The mission of Family & Consumer Sciences agents is to promote economic, environmental, and social sustainability for families by providing education for living well in Florida, now and for the future.

Manatee County's Family and Consumer Sciences Program links research, knowledge, and technology to the needs of individuals, families, and communities. Dedicated to strengthening families through education, the belief is that the family:

  • Is the most effective and efficient unit for building a competent society;
  • Has a right to meet basic needs and to make choices about its future;
  • Is interdependent within communities and their environments.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: FINANCIALHOUSING RESOURCES

CONTACT

Nelly Nelson 
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent
(941)722-4524 ext. 1854

WORK&LIFE STORIES

Celebrate the Goodness of Whole Grains

Brittany Thomas Dietetic Intern- Bay Pines VA Bay Pines Health Care System The month of September is National Whole Grains Month which means it’s time to explore the many different flavors, textures, and nutritional benefits that whole...
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Edible Garden Workshop

Growing your own vegetables and fruits can be rewarding and healthy. Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can help reduce the risk of diseases, and gardening gives you an opportunity to exercise while enjoying Florida’s outdoor...
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Wakulla 4-H Welcomes International Students to the County

International High School Students via The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program Wakulla 4-H welcomed two international high school students via the Future Leaders Exchange Program at the beginning of September.  The students...
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