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Family and Consumer Sciences

Skills learned help empower individuals, families and communities live, work, and thrive in a diverse society.

Essential Living Skills:

Healthy Relationships

Healthy Living Choices

Financial Well Being

Strong Leaders

Strong Communities

The benefit of the work by Family and Consumer Sciences agents to individuals, families, and communities is: 
  • Improved or enhanced quality of life 
  •  Personal growth 
  •  Improved or strengthened families
  • Healthy Communities 
  •  Being prepared for the future
  •  Successful and sustainable society
  • Help individuals and families be the best they can be
  • Help individuals and families reach or realize their potential
  •  Help people create the best life for themselves, their families,and their communities. 
  •  Empowering individuals and families across the life span to live and work in a diverse society
What's New
Farmers Market Vendor Workshop, March 29, 2014
Slide Presentations
Food Safety Inspection Requirements    Kansas Department of Agriculture, Adam Inman
Weights and Measures Requirements  Kansas Department of Agriculture, Maureen Henzler
Food Safety Best Practices for Vendors
K-State Research and Extension, Dr. Londa Nwadike
The Business of Being a Farmers Market Vendor
Kansas Department of Agriculture, Annarose Hart
K-State Research and Extension, Dr. Cary Rivard, Horticulture Specialist
Tracy Graham
Food Safety for Value-Added Products                                           K-State Research and Extension, Dr. Londa Nwadike
Upcoming Events

FACS>Aging with Attitude




Aging With Attitude Regional Expo                                                                        April 24,2015  Pittsburg, Kansas

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