About Family and Consumer Sciences
Hancock County a great place to live and raise children. In fact, the community is a 4-time winner of America's Promise 100 Best Communities for Young People award! Shawn Ochs is Hancock County's new Extension Educator for Family and Consumer Sciences, having joined the staff in mid May. Two other grant-funded personnel: Amy Carles - Hancock Saves; & Karen McDougall - SNAP-Ed, contribute to Family and Consumer Science programs locally.
County Family and Consumer Sciences News
Don't Wash Poultry
Cooking - not rinsing, is what destroys bacteria; and research has proven that rinsing actually increases the risk of cross-contamination. Help dispel the myths about this common food handling "malpractice"
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Ohio State University Extension has a new interactive home study course "Manage Your Money" available at http://go.osu.edu/mym
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