My goal as your Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families in Monroe County. I want to help the residents of our county meet new challenges in a changing environment.  My goal is to focus your economic and social well-being and offer programs that will help you extend your income, improve your health and strengthen your personal and family relationships.

Life is a journey so please come and join the adventure with Family and Consumer Sciences in Monroe County!





County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences



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Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and families resulting in strong families for Kentucky. 

Educational programs focus on:

Making Beneficial Lifestyle Choices

Nurturing Families

Embracing Life as You Age

Securing Financial Stability

Promoting Healthy Homes and Communities

Accessing Nutritious Food

Empowering Community Leaders


To read more about our county accomplishments and to learn about Monroe County families, click here to view our Family and Consumer Science profile.


Home Canning Publications

Home Canning Vegetables 

Home Canning Pickled and Fermented Foods 

Home Canning Tomatoes and Tomato Products 

Home Canning Salsa 

Home Canning Jams, Jellies and Other Soft Spreads 

Home Canning Basics 

Home Canning Fruits

Home Freezing Basics

Freezing Vegetables

Freezing Fresh Fruits

Drying Foods

National Center for Home Food Preservation


Current Newsletters   

Summer 2014     

June 2014

April 2014

March 2014


Health & Money Saving Tips

 Health Bulletins                                                

 Healthy Choices

 Money Wise


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October 2013

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March 2013

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November 2012

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January/February 2012

November/December 2011

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September/October 2011

December 2009

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May 2010

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July & August 2010

September 2010 

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December-January 2010-2011 

February 2011