About Family and Consumer Sciences
Family & Consumer Sciences OSU Extension serves thousands of people throughout Ohio. Our team of over 180 Family and Consumer Sciences OSU 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.
NEW FCS Blog! FCS educators and Specialist in Nutrition, Consumer Science and Family Life are teaming up to start a new Ohio State Extension FCS blog, named "Eat, Save, and Be Happy". Come check it out and leave us a comment on how we are doing.
Choose It! Use It!
OSU Extension has a new program geared specifically to kids and is bringing it to schools, churches, after-school programs and other organizations across the state this fall and winter. It comes complete with a series of video-recorded motivational messages including this one by Buckeye football players Jamie Wood, Jake Stoneburner and DeVier Posey.