UT Extension Family and Consumer Sciences is the University of Tennessee at work in your community. Our top professionals in every county use research-based education to help Tennesseans gain knowledge and develop confidence in making good decisions today and tomorrow. Our success in helping consumers improve their well-being results in economic benefits for individuals, families and communities. Investments in UT Extension Family and Consumer Sciences are investments in your community.


Four Rural Counties are Working
to Improve Healthy Food Access

In four Tennessee counties with greater than 40% obesity rates, C3 Coalitions have worked with 11 local food retail and farmers market sites to implement changes that promote healthy eating. Community members are now reminded of the importance of healthy choices when they shop, and made more aware of the healthy food resources in their own communities.


UT Extension awarded $987,000 to reduce rate of chronic diseases in West Tennessee

University of Tennessee Extension has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of more than $987,000 to reduce the rate of chronic diseases in four West Tennessee counties: Lake, Lauderdale, Haywood and Humphreys. Tennessee State University Extension is a cooperating partner.

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