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Family & Consumer Sciences

We help families and communities live well for a lifetime by offering information on eating right, staying healthy, spending smart and raising kids and more important issues.


Food Safety & PreservationFood Safety & Preservation
Learn to shop, prepare and store foods to prevent food-borne illness. Find information to preserve foods at Colorado’s high altitude.

Nutrition & Healthy LifestylesNutrition & Healthy Lifestyles
Modify recipes for better health and find eating strategies to reduce your risk of chronic diseases.

Personal FinancesPersonal Finances
Whether you are paying down credit cards or saving up for something special, learn to make your money work for you.

Human Development & ParentingHuman Development & Parenting
Learn to effectively communicate with family about important issues.  Discover ways to be active in your child’s life, and why it will help him or her succeed.