Do You Have a Financial Question? You’re Not Alone!

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!

Let us Buy Your Groceries, So You Can Jump-Start Your Savings!

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, or at

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!


Start Your Own Seeds for a Heart Healthy 2020 Harvest

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.




CLICK HERE for more information about maintaining a healthy heart by increasing red fruit and vegetable intake.



Last chance to register for 2019 Dining with Diabetes Cooking School

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.

Celebrate National Family & Consumer Sciences Educator Day

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 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-


CALM Down for the Holidays Challenge

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.

Click here for informational flyer

To signup click here

2018 calm down challenge flyer


Last Chance to attend Home Canning Workshop

We have room for one more participant to help us preserve this year’s harvest.  Contact Margaret at 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!  

More information  CLICK HERE