The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers practical information for families: raising children, housing and environment, eating well, managing money, and staying healthy. The Johnson County FCS Agent frequently deals with topics such as Health and Wellness, Food and Nutrition, Food Preservation and many others.
Visit the state website to access even more great resources.
Food & Nutrition
Community Nutrition Programs
Nutrition Classes- County Extension Agent, Gracie Walling, provides nutrition classes for area organizations or work-sites that are looking to improve their dietary habits in order to improve their overall health.
School Nutrition Programs Texas A&M AgriLife Extension programs are given at local schools and are available for any age group. These classes include hands-on activities for the kids focusing on nutrition and physical activity.
Dinner Tonight! What are you having for Dinner Tonight? This website is devoted to helping busy families by providing videos and recipes of main dishes, appetizers, side dishes, and healthy desserts. Click here for recipes, videos, and more!
Child care providers play a vital role in caring for America’s children. Earn state required continuing education credits and find helpful information on the state website or browse courses available online. Johnson County cooperates with Erath, Hood, Bosque, Parker and Somervell Counties to host an annual Child Care Conference at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.
Health & Wellness
Step Up to Scale Down is a 12 week weight management series that provides weekly meetings and lessons. These weekly meetings not only provide education, but provide encouragement and accountability as well! There is also an online course option! Contact Gracie Walling to set up a course for your workplace or group.