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Family and Consumer Sciences

What is Family and Consumer Science?

Family and Consumer Sciences Agents work with all ages and communities in their counties to educate and encourage healthy living. Family and Consumer Sciences Agents may present nutritional label reading workshops to working and older adults, offer cooking schools at the Extension office or area churches, or be found in the schools teaching students to form healthy habits through activities and taste tests of healthy snacks!

Contact Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Cassidy Hobbs, at any time via email ( or by calling North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Johnston County Center at 919-989-5380.