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UF/IFAS Extension, Broward Family and Consumers


UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County is available as a resource on a wide range of topics from health and nutrition, food safety, saving money at the grocery store, gardening, community development and more. Our Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent and staff are here to help you. Whether you’re a parent, retiree, teen, visitor 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 about their well-being.

Food, Nutrition and Wellness in Broward

The UF/IFAS Extension Family and Consumer Sciences program is here to help you better understand a variety of topics related to nutrition, health, and food safety. We can provide tools you need to make positive changes that contribute to living a long and healthy life.

Nutrition, Healthy Food Preparation and Food Safety

Cooking Matters classes are available for low-income audiences on how to prepare healthy food on a budget. Classes incorporate a cooking demonstration, nutrition tips, and a tasting. Participants receive a copy of the recipe to prepare and serve at home. We also offer food safety trainings for people employed in the food service business, local vendors, and area farmers. Contact FNP for more information. (954) 756-8519.


Information for Families and Consumers

Click the above header to view some helpful information from the UF/IFAS Extension, Family, Youth and Community Sciences Program, Family Nutrition Program, and various Government Agencies.