What’s Cooking? Family & Consumer Sciences Updates

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Want to know what is going on with the Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) program over the next few months? For more information or to be on our email list about upcoming programs, send me your email or mailing address at jennifer.brown@ncsu.edu 

  • Enjoy the Healthy Holiday Calendar to help give you tips to use throughout the month.
  • Learn how to save money with handmade gifts this holiday season. Join us for our “Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen” workshop on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the North Granville Senior Center at 118 US-15 in Stovall, NC. We will have examples of different ideas of homemade gifts that you can make this holiday season!! Call 919-693-3383 to register.
  • Being a parent can be difficult enough, but trying to please picky eaters in your home can make mealtime very stressful. Therefore, in this workshop, we will provide you with tips, tricks and feeding strategies to raise good eaters. Join us on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. (EDT) for ideas. go.ncsu.edu/RaisingGoodEaters
  • Learn how to save money with handmade gifts this holiday season. This session will feature demonstrations on how to make a variety of handmade gifts. If you are looking for some ideas for holiday gifts, join us for our “Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen” workshop. Join us on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. and register now at  go.ncsu.edu/granvilleevents
  • Join us at the Person County Office on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 12:00p.m. for a “Freezer Meals”. Feel like you are just way too busy to cook? Learn batch-cooking freezer meal tips and hacks. Cost is $5 and must be prepaid by December 8th to Room 123 of the Extension Office. Lunch is provided.
  • Join us for another join Extension Office/Senior Center event at the Person County Office Auditorium on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at 8:30a.m. for a “Santa Pants Flower Pots” workshop. Cost is $7 and must be prepaid by December 8th to Room 123 of the Extension Office or the Person County Senior Center.