OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, the loss of jobs has greatly affected families and their communities. For others, it is declining health along with inadequate health insurance coverage that puts their economic well-being and quality of life at risk. Whatever the situation, we are here to help.
Follow this link to submit your anonymous questions! A Healthy Finances Team-member will respond via email within 72 hours!
This America Saves Week, Join Ohio Saves throughout the week to take part in the savings-focused content each day, and enter to win a gift card on us!
When: February 24th 2020 – February 29th 2020
How to Enter:
Step 1: Like @OhioSaves on Facebook or Twitter
Step 2: Post during America Saves Week using the
#IMSAVINGFOROH hashtag letting us know what
you’re saving for.
Step 3: Take the Ohio Saves Pledge at
go.osu.edu/OhioSavesPledge, or at OhioSaves.org
You must do each of these steps during America Saves Week to be eligible to win. Selected winners will receive a $100 gift card
to purchase their groceries so that they can use their own money
to jump start their savings!
Seed starting is an important tool in the toolbox of every backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer. If you start your own seeds you get to grow anything in the seed catalog in any season you wish. Check out this seed starting video below to learn the basics of starting your own seeds at home.
Cooking School begins September 5 at 6 pm in the 4-H Kitchen on the Clermont County Fairgrounds
Dining with Diabetes is a cooking school and nutrition education program designed for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers.
In a series of four classes, cooking demonstrations will help you learn healthy techniques to use in your own kitchen. The program includes sampling healthy foods and discussion with a nutrition educator, plus a follow-up reunion class held at a later date. Learn more.
With a critical need for family and consumer sciences educators, those who are pursuing an education degree may want to consider choosing family and consumer sciences, a career with a very positive employment outlook. In family and consumer sciences secondary education, researchers indicated the need for educators per state and have represented key findings in this infographic. Especially on National Family & Consumer Sciences Educator Day, visit www.aafcs.org/sayyes to learn more about a rewarding career as a family and consumer sciences educator!
Listen to recent graduates to learn why you should choose this as a career-
For many, the holiday season is a busy, stressful time of the year, and it’s common for our health goals to take a backseat to the celebrations and obligations of the season. Do you want some tips and ideas to relax and enjoy the holidays in a healthier way this year? Join the Count CALM Down for the Holidays email wellness challenge for healthy living tips and encouragement to help you make the most of this holiday season.
We have room for one more participant to help us preserve this year’s harvest. Contact Margaret at email@example.com if you would like to do hands-on water bath and pressure canning tomorrow August 22 starting at 10 am. Plan on all day. Wear comfortable shoes! I have extra aprons!