Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)

FCS stands for Family & Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family & Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.


At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.


2023 Farmers Market Planning Meeting

- LaRue County Extension Service

This will be an informational Farmers Market meeting to discuss plans for the 2023 market. A required voucher training will he held immediately following the meeting for those interested in accepting vouchers at the market.

2023 Homemaker Scholarship

LaRue County Extension Service

The LaRue County Homemakers offer a $400 scholarship annually. Return applications to the Extension Office by April 14, 2023.

Cooking through the Calendar

- LaRue County Extension Service

This is a monthly recipe demonstration with food sampling!

Marla C. Stillwell

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(270) 358-3401 LaRue County Extension Office 807 Old Elizabethtown Rd. Hodgenville, Kentucky 42748-0210

Contact Information

807 Old Elizabethtown Rd P.O. Box 210 Hodgenville, KY 42748-0210

(270) 358-3401