UGA Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences

Here are some of UGA Extension's most popular resources on family, food, health, home, and money.

    • FACS - Walk Georgia Program Logo
    • Walk Georgia
    • A web-based fitness program dedicated to helping you track your activity, eat healthier, and exercise more efficiently. Participate individually or with a group.
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    • FACS - So Easy to Preserve Book Cover
    • So Easy To Preserve
    • This book covers topics on preserving food, canning, pickled products, sweet spreads and syrups, freezing and drying. Available for purchase only.
    • FACS - Food Talk Program Logo
    • Food Talk
    • Eat healthy and get moving on a budget. Find free online nutrition education courses, recipes, and other resources.
    • Radon Education - Radon Element on the Periodic Table
    • Radon Education
    • Radon is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas that can cause lung cancer. It occurs naturally and is released into the soil, easily entering buildings through the foundation. The only way to know if you have radon is to test.
    • FACS - Building Baby's Brain Logo
    • Building Baby’s Brain Series
    • What happens during a child's first few years makes a big difference in the child's later life. This series helps parents learn strategies to improve early brain development.
    • Child Care Provider Training
    • Entity-approved training to help child care providers meet state licensing requirements. Check the calendar for training events near you.
    • Marriage Matters Publication Series Logo
    • Marriage Matters Series
    • Looking for ways to strengthen your relationship? Whether you just started dating, have been married for a while, or have been married more than once, we can always use some guidance in developing and maintaining a healthy and satisfying relationship.
    • Eat Healty, Be Active Logo
    • Eat Healthy, Be Active
    • A flexible 3-week schedule of hands-on activities meant to improve young children's health and well-being by teaching key nutrition and physical activity concepts.
    • Your Good Credit Series
    • Establishing, maintaining, and protecting Your Good Credit can save you thousands of dollars over time. This series will teach you the basics of credit reports and scores.

Upcoming Events


  • May 4-May 25
  • 9:00 AM | Macon, GA
  • The Georgia Master Naturalist program was developed by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources as an adult environmental education program. It is offered as a combination of lectures and field trips to a number of middle Georgia venues. Tailored to Macon and surrounding communities, this program explores natural resources from both an urban and traditional perspective. Session I, this May, will include topics such as: natural history, ecology, invasive species, waste and recycling, forest ecology, and game management, among others. Our speakers, all local experts in their fields, come from a variety of professions. We are fortunate to have professors from local colleges and universities, professional foresters, wildlife biologists as well as presenters from the private sector. Class size is limited. The price for the May session is $80 and includes class materials, entrance fees, and transportation.
  • May 25
  • 11:00 AM | Savannah, GA
  • Join Dr. Elizabeth Andres, Extension Food Safety Specialist, University of Georgia, who will provide this pressure canning hands-on workshop for Family and Consumer Sciences Pathway Educators. This is a partnership between the State Board of Education and UGA Cooperative Extension. Participants will receive lesson plans and hands-on activities to teach students food preservation basics.
  • May 25
  • 11:00 AM | Savannah, GA
  • Join Dr. Elizabeth Andres, Extension Food Safety Specialist, University of Georgia, who will provide this pressure canning hands-on workshop for Family and Consumer Sciences Pathway Educators. This is a partnership between the State Board of Education and UGA Cooperative Extension. Participants will receive lesson plans and hands-on activities to teach students food preservation basics.
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