Family & Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences poster

​Educational programs focus on strengthening individuals, families and communities by addressing critical issues and needs, such as parenting skills, improving nutrition and health, managing family finances, food safety and addressing child care needs.

Contact Information

​Lauren Patterson
County Director
Phone: 615-384-7936

Food Preservation
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Learn about canning, freezing, and drying to make the most of your harvest. Check out this page for proper methods, gauge testing, Extension Explorers, and more.
Family & Community Education
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Family & Community Education clubs promote a better way of life for all through fellowship, continuing education and service to the community.
Nutrition & Food Safety
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The goal of TNCEP is to teach families how to choose and prepare nutritionally adequate diets and help them feel empowered to move toward self-sufficiency
Health & Wellness
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