Family and Consumer Sciences
The goal of Family and Consumer Sciences professionals is to improve the quality of life for adults, children and families through research-based information, specifically in the areas of healthy lifestyles, nutrition and food safety.
Food Safety and Preservation
UI Extension, Bear Lake County serves as the trusted source for up-to-date, research-based information and personalized advice on the safest methods of home food preservation and storage. We have the latest in food preservation publications, offer classes on various topics and can test your dial pressure canner gauge. Cost for testing is $2 per gauge.
- USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning
Check back for information on the next Preserve@Home online course.
The StrongWomen program is a national evidence-based community exercise and nutrition program targeted to midlife and older women.
There are two focuses of the program. The first is a strength training curriculum to help women maintain muscle mass, strength and function as they age. The second is heart disease prevention curriculum that focuses on aerobic activity and nutrition.
Come join our group! We get together every Monday and Thursday morning at 9 a.m. at the Allred Education and Event Center/UI Extension, Bear Lake County.
Health and Nutrition
UI Extension, Bear Lake County coordinates with other UI Extension offices to present the Mealtime Inspirations program. Visit the Facebook page to learn more.
Personal and Family Finances
Personal and family finance is an important process of controlling your money and making informed decisions to keep your finances in check and yourself out of debt. The goal of personal finance programming is to help families and individuals from all walks of life make effective financial decisions that will improve the quality of their lives and bring them financial freedom.
UI Extension Educators offer a variety of programs and resources to improve the personal finance practices of Idahoans. We teach and offer workshops, seminars and classes on many personal finance topics, including:
- Money management
- Credit use
- Savings and investment
- Long-term care
- Estate planning
- Identity theft
- Youth financial literacy
Contact the UI Extension, Bear Lake County office to learn more about these programs.