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University of Idaho Extension, Franklin County

Mailing Address:
561 W Oneida
Preston, ID 83263

Phone: 208-852-1097

Fax: 208-852-2812

Email: franklin@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/franklin

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Family and Consumer Sciences

UI Extension improves the quality of life for adults, children and families through research-based education in family and consumer sciences (FCS). FCS programming in Franklin County focuses on 1) Health, nutrition and wellness; 2) Food safety and preservation; and 3) Family economics.

Extension educators offer help on topics including 1) Meal planning, 2) Saving money at the grocery store, 3) Preparing healthy foods, 4) Balancing time, 5) Managing stress, 6) Mindfulness, 7) Healthy sleep habits and 8) Fitness.

For more information, please call 208-852-1097 or email franklin@uidaho.edu.

Health, Nutrition and Wellness

Educational Resources

Get Active: Have Fun with Fitness

Get Active: Have Fun with Fitness (pdf) is a resource list for outdoor and physical activity options in Franklin County and the surrounding area.

Alzheimer's 101

Alzheimer's 101 Fact Sheet from Kansas State Cooperative Extension Service

Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

This video shares basic information about Alzheimer’s Disease, the ten warning signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease, and why it’s important to seek medical care early if you are experiencing any or all of the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.

Food Safety and Preservation

Preserve@Home

Preserve At Home is an online, six-week food preservation course.

Participants will be introduced to food safety and food preservation science, gain an understanding of the principles and science behind foodborne illnesses and food preservation methods and be able to apply these principles to safely preserve food by methods of boiling water canning, pressure canning, pickling, freezing and drying.

The next class will start in January 2023.

For more information, contact Laura Sant, University of Idaho Extension, at lsant@uidaho.edu or Preserve@Home website.

University of Idaho Extension educators provide training to consumers through online or in-person classes or by phone on food safety and preservation topics.

Family Economics

Extension educators give classes in youth and adult financial literacy upon request.

Contact

University of Idaho Extension, Franklin County

Mailing Address:
561 W Oneida
Preston, ID 83263

Phone: 208-852-1097

Fax: 208-852-2812

Email: franklin@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/franklin

Find us on Google Maps