About Family and Consumer Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences Extension professionals focuses on building Healthy People, Healthy Finances, and Healthy Relationships. We help people keep healthy through good nutrition and food safety, use their money wisely, and balance the demands of life and work. We aspire to be the recognized leader in the state for enhancing the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities through research, education, and outreach. We provide accessible and reliable research-based information to help people help themselves. We value diversity and strive to build on the assets of the individuals, families, and communities we serve.
County Family and Consumer Sciences News
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012.
Read More
More County Topic News…

Ohio State University Extension embraces human diversity and is committed to ensuring that all research and related educational programs are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. This statement is in accordance with United States Civil Rights Laws and the USDA.

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.

For Deaf and Hard of Hearing, please contact Ohio State University Extension using your preferred communication (e-mail, relay services, or video relay services). Phone 1-800-750-0750 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Inform the operator to dial 614-292-6181.