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The goal of Family and Consumer Science professionals is to improve the quality of life for adults, children and families through research-based data — specifically in the areas of healthy lifestyles, nutrition, food safety and financial management.

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Family Finances

To improve the financial literacy and money management practices of Idahoans, UI Extension educators offer various resources. Learn more.

Food Safety and Preservation

UI Extension educators provide food safety training to consumers through classes, face-to-face and telephone consultations. The goal of food safety education is to maintain the health of Idaho residents by preventing outbreaks of food borne illness.  2015 Master Food Safety Advisor Brochure

Healthy Lifestyles

Classes are offered throughout the year on subjects ranging from menu planning, saving money at the grocery store, preparing healthy, wholesome foods, and exercise and strength training. Learn more.

Household Resources
 July 3, 2013