Family & Consumer Science

Nicole Clark 2021Nicole Clark
RDN, M.Ed.
Family & Consumer Science Specialist

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. 


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 June 13, 2023.  Additional 2023 dates TBD. 
Click for program information. (Información en español)

  • Nutrition/cooking skills
  • Physical activity
  • Mindfulness

Colorado Cottage Foods:  
Saturday, May 20, 2023
What is Cottage Foods?

Coming this summer!

  • Meal Planning with Confidence
  • Food preservation courses
  • Garden to Kitchen (container gardening & healthy food preparation)
  • Sourdough bread
  • And more!  Stay tuned or email your request to join the mailing list (less than one a month)


ServSafe Certified Food Protection Manager Course. 

Monday, June 12, 2023

Colorado Cottage Foods on-line training.