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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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