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Pike County Consumer & Family Sciences

  

Mission: Consumer and Family Sciences Extension provides informal educational programs that increase
knowledge, influence attitudes, teach skills, and inspire aspirations. Through the adoption and application
of these practices, the quality of individual, family, and community life is improved. Consumer and
Family Sciences Extension is a part of the mission of the School of Consumer and Family Sciences at
Purdue University and the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

 

CFS NEWS

January 31, 2013: Before Farmer's Market season begins, check out the following publications from Purdue Extension:
HHS-754-W, Spring Produce 

HHS-755-W, Summer Produce 

HHS-756-W, Autumn Produce  
 

November 7, 2012: Looking for a fun, inexpensive holiday gift? Check out "Mix It Up to Expand Your Gift-Giving Dollar With Food Mixes In A Jar" from North Dakota State University Extension Service. Visit http://food.unl.edu/web/fnh/food-mixes-in-a-jar or download the following documents:

* Mix It Up to Expand Your Gift-Giving Dollar With Food Mixes In A Jar, FN-1494 (Recipes)

* Mix It Up... PowerPoint Slides (in Adobe PDF format)

* Mix It Up... Power Point Presentation

 

January 28, 2011:  Time for Healthy ChangeWhether it is because of the New Year, or just that you have reached a point in life that you have started to put more attention on your health; now is the perfect time to make some changes.  Read this document for some suggestions on how to accomplish your goals.

 

 

ABOUT PIKE COUNTY CFS

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW 

The Extension Educator - Consumer & Family Science Program is part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.  The Pike County CFS Educator is available to provide research-based knowledge for the people of Indiana. Programs, workshops, publications, and other information are offered to help individuals and families achieve economic stability, physical well-being, and emotional psychological well-being.

Consumer & Family Science Educators specialize in three main areas:

FAMILY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Financial Management

Consumer Decision-Making

Managing Natural Resources

 

FOODS & NUTRITION

Diet & Health

Food Safety

 

HUMAN DEVLOPMENT

Family Communication

Balancing Work & Family

Parent Education

Aging Society

 

 

Hot Topics

Safe Turkey Roasting

Keep Food Safe from Bacteria

Purdue Food Safety Information

  

 

Things you might be interested checking out!!

 

Purdue CFS Website

 

Pike County Extension Homemakers - Southern Belles

 

Links to other Universities

Ohio State University Consumer & Family Sciences

University of Kentucky Consumer & Family Sciences

University of Illinois Extension Home & Families

 

Links to specialty Health Interest:

American Diabetes Association

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Red Cross

Consumer Family Science Publications site

 

County Statistics

http://www.stats.indiana.edu/