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Families and Consumers


We know life is complicated. That’s why we have information on a wide range of topics: from health and nutrition, to local foods, to money management, to keeping your family safe, creating family businesses…and more. Our resources and Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agents are here to help you. Whether you’re retired, a first-time parent, a teen, or somewhere in between, we’ve got Solutions for Your Life. The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Program is dedicated to providing science-based information and educational programming to the community to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions.

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Home & Safety

Information to help keep your family safe and help to prevent and reduce injuries.

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Food & Wellness

Empowers residents to improve their quality of life with training and tools for healthy living, nutrition, local food systems, and food safety.

Money Management

Money Management

Information relative to being a savvy consumer and navigating the realm of personal finance, from creating a usable spending plan to understanding the basics of saving and investing.