Family & Consumer Sciences in New Hanover County
In FCS, we view the family as the cornerstone of a healthy society. Our mission is to improve the well-being of the family through educational programs, influencing public policy, and helping families put research-based knowledge to work in their lives.
Focus areas include:
- Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention
- Local Food Systems
- Food Preservation
- Food Safety
As you can probably tell from our website, Extension has lots to offer! Take some time to browse through and learn more about program areas such as Agriculture, Horticulture, 4-H Youth Development, and more!