Family & Consumer Science

Nicole Clark 2021Nicole Clark, RDN
Family and Consumer Science Agent

Family and Consumer Science offers classes on nutrition, stress management, disease prevention, food preservation/food safety, financial literacy and other health and well-being related topics as needed in La Plata County. 

For programming information, contact: Nicole Clark, RDN by email or call (970) 382-6461.   

Do you have a teen and a family history of diabetes?   
The Healthy Living Program begins in October.  (See below).  
If you live in La Plata or Montezuma County, you are invited to SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS about health, diabetes, mindfulness, and physical activity to help improve this program.  You will be compensated for your time. 


UPCOMING PROGRAMS  


BRAND NEW PROGRAM!  The Healthy Living Program for families with teens. 
This family-inclusive program is designed to help your teen feel happier and live healthier.  Learn lifestyle skills, with support from your family unit, to support this outcome.  NEXT PROGRAM BEGINS THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 6, 2023.  Future dates TBD. 
Click for program information. (Información en español)

  • Nutrition/cooking skills
  • Physical activity
  • Mindfulness
JOB OPENING - Program Coordinator for the Healthy Living Program.  The deadline to apply for full consideration is January 29, 2023. 

Colorado Cottage Foods:  
Monday, January, 23, 2023
What is Cottage Foods?


Seasonal Recipes you will LOVE!

Calabacitas ...
Corn, zucchini, peppers, green chiles, onion and YUM!!
Green Chile Strata...
An egg-based dish that's just as good for lunch and dinner as it is for breakfast.
It's canning season!  Save room in your freezer, pressure can your green chiles this year.

Vegetarian Chipotle Chile....
chile today, Frito pie tomorrow.


ON-GOING PROGRAMS:


ServSafe Certified Food Protection Manager Course. 
Monday, February 13, 2023

Colorado Cottage Foods on-line training.