Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Extension programs aim to improve the quality of individual and family life through education, research, and outreach.

What is Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)?

FCS stands for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension. FCS programming focus on building assets of individuals and families to address problems faced across the lifespan. Family and Consumer Sciences Extension emphasizes well-being with a focus on human development, parenting, resource management, nutrition, health and leadership development.

At the community level, FCS Extension prepares individuals for community and economic development and activity. Professionals in Family and Consumer Sciences Extension provide the tools to help individuals and families to develop resources for strengthening families and building community for an ever changing society.



November- Holiday Bazaar

29th Annual Holiday Bazaar was held November 12th at the Henry County Fairgrounds. This event, once again, was a roaring success!


Shopping at the Holiday Bazaar

Henry County Homemaker Clubs

Henry County has a variety of Homemaker clubs that welcome anyone wanting to join. There are monthly lessons provided by the University of Kentucky on varying topics voted on by club members. If you are interested in joining a club or starting your own club, please contact Krista at the Extension Office for more details.  Click here for Homemaker Enrollment Form

Homemaker Clubs

Country Ladies- Terry Heffley, President 

Jericho- Cynthia Dare, President

Town & Country- Nancy Heightchew, President

Make & Mend- Darlene Bates, President 

Mailbox Members




Additional Information

FCS Offerings in Henry County

FCS Book Club

Henry County Extension Book Club meets once a month on the third Wednesday at 1:30pm at the Extension Office

FCS Quilting Group

The quilting group is for any level and meets weekly. For details, please contact Krista at 845-2811

Food Preservation

Recipe of the Month

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Upcoming FCS Events

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Farmers' Market

Henry County Farmers' Market is comprised of local farmers selling homegrown produce, handmade crafts and homemade wares.

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Living Well

Living Well is a program designed to improve agility in ageing adults


Krista M. Perry

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

(502) 845-2811 Henry County Extension Office 2151 Campbellsburg Rd., New Castle, Kentucky 40050-0246

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Contact Information

2151 Campbellsburg Rd New Castle, KY 40050-0246

(502) 845-2811