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The Extension office provides assistance and programs for the community in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family & Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

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Family, Food, Finances & Housing

Families are looking for the “know how” to properly provide for the economic needs of their family, raising kids, and caring for aging or disabled family members.  Did you know that when families are successful, communities are successful?

Family & Consumer Science Extension Agents work with families – in their community, workplace, and home – and with the professionals that serve them.

Our research-based educational programs and products help families make informed decisions for better health, financial security, and well-being.

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You can look to CSU Extension in Boulder County for answers to family and consumer questions.  Does your club or organization need a speaker who can provide a presentation on a family and consumer topic?

Our programs and information are practical, user-friendly, and designed to help you make informed long-term, positive changes in your life.  We cover:

Human Development & ParentingParents and a young daughter – Whether you are parenting, caregiving for parents, grandparenting, working, retiring or changing careers you need information on aging and strategies to help you create a life you love.

Mason jar of penniesPersonal Finances – To be financial secure you and your family will want to develop financial goals and implement plans to reach those goals.

Fork with lettuceNutrition, Healthy Finances, Food Safety & Preservation – Healthy consumers need to be able to make informed decisions about how to select, prepare, store and preserve nutritious food safely.

Hand holding a puzzle piece which is part of a puzzle of a houseHealthy Homes – Helping consumers learn how to make simple renovations and changes to ensure an energy-efficient home, learn and test for radon, and be prepared for natural disasters.

More Information

Please contact Ann Zander, Family & Consumer Science Agent at 303-678-6238 or for more information.

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