Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)?

FCS stands for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.

At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.

Family & Consumer Sciences Fair Packet 2024

FCS County Fair entry rules and classes.

View County Fair Packet

Events

FCS Fair Check-In

- Murray Calloway Fairgrounds

Food Processing - Waterbath Canning Method

- Calloway Extension Meeting Hall

Food Processing - Pressure Canner Method

- Calloway Extension Meeting Hall

WITS Workout

- Murray-Calloway Senior Center

Food Processing - Waterbath & Pressure Canner Methods

- Calloway Extension Meeting Hall

Summer Cooking Through the Calendar

- Calloway County Public Library

Global Kitchen Experience

- Calloway Extension Meeting Hall

WITS Workout

- Murray-Calloway Senior Center

Global Kitchen Experience

- Calloway Extension Meeting Hall

Summer Cooking Through the Calendar

- Calloway County Public Library

Debra Hixon

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(270) 753-1452 debra.hixon@uky.edu Calloway County Extension Office 93 Extension Way, Murray, Kentucky 42071