About Family and Consumer Sciences
We have been described as real people with real solutions who deliver the knowledge of the university directly to you in your community. The Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Program is an integral part of the College of Education and Human Ecology, drawing on the research and expertise of the Departments of Consumer Sciences, Human Development and Family Science, and Human Nutrition.
County Family and Consumer Sciences News
Free Home and Family Newsletter Available
The Union County Office of Ohio State University Extension is offering a new electronic newsletter which will include information on home and family topics. The newsletter is being developed by Barbara Brahm, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences. Information will be included on parenting, nutrition and food safety, managing finances, building family strengths, stress and time management, marriage, older life issues, and related topics. To receive the bi-monthly newsletter, send your email to the Union County Extension Office at yoakam.1@osu.edu or call 937-644-8117 or 800-589-8584.
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Home Food Preservation Resources
NOW is the time to check your food preservation equipment, supplies and resources - before you need them!
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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Agricultural Administration; Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Director, Ohio State University Extension; and Gist Chair in Extension Education and Leadership.

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