Family and Consumers
Whether you need help solving problems related to nutrition, food safety, food preservation and storage, wellness, financial management or hurricane preparedness – the Family & Consumers program can help. The program is dedicated to providing science-based information and educational programming throughout the community to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions about their well-being and to help them make changes to improve their health and quality of life. We provide education in the areas of food and nutrition, chronic disease prevention and management, food safety, and financial management.
Food Safety training for people employed in the food service business is offered through ServSafe™ .Register now for a class near you. The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) helps families on a limited budget make healthier food choices and choose physically active lifestyles. FNP is free to all participants who meet income guidelines. School wellness, community and school gardens, healthy pantries.
Exercise, proper nutrition, mental health, getting the right care, and preventing and managing disease are just a few of the health-related topics addressed here.
Keep your spending under control with simple money management techniques. Learn about budgeting, recordkeeping, and financial education.