What is a Family and Consumer Sciences County Extension Agent?

A Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) County Extension Agent is a person who can assist you with a wide body of research-based knowledge on topics that affect your entire life:  your food, your family, your house and your finances.



Missoula County is fortunate to have a Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agent as part of a partnership between Montana State University Extension and Missoula County.  Make sure to thank our commisioners and state representatives about this important and relevent program that serves the people in our county.


New Classes Starting this Fall  2020

Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It!              

SIMPLY RADISHING!      September 22nd 12:00 Cost $15.00 Come Explore cooking and creating with Daikon Radishes.

Edible Arrangements! 12 pm    November 18th Cost $20.00Come make an arrangement using a small pumpkin as the base- add dried herbs, flowers, and seed pods to dress up your holiday table.

Edible Arrangements 5:30 pm  November 18th Cost $20.00

Keeping a Well Stocked Pantry/Ideas for Quick, Healthy Meals  January 16th 10:30 AM  Cost $15:00Quaranine, empty gorcery store shelves, difficult to find ingredients- some of the life in COVID challenges we all face

Edible Landscapes   March 20th 10:30 AM Cost $15.00There’s nothing better than grazing your way thru your own yard! Learn how to incorporate some edibles into your landscape

Pizza Garden May 15th  10:30AM  Cost $15.00  Get the essential plants and growing instructions to help create a delicious pizza fresh from the garden

Click on above class title to register

All Classes held at the Missoula County Extension conference room at 2825 Santa Fe Court

Maximum class size = 12 people(Class will be subject ot cancellation with fewer than 10 registered participants)

Sign up for all 5 classes $70.00  Call Sandy at 258-4213 for this.

Classes must be paid at time of registering online or pay by mail or drop off check.

No refunds can be given as we will have purchased the materials ahead of time for the class and will not be able to return them.  We will give you the handouts from the class another day.

Masks and Social Distancing will be in place. 

  • Families - Learn more about the positive development of children, youth, adults and families including caregiving and grandparents raising grandchildren.
  • Finances - Find out how to save money, spend wisely and improve your financial knowledge and skills.
  • Food - Get information about safe food handling, food preservation, free pressure gauge checks, buying, preparing, nutrition and health.
  • Housing Environment - Discover resources on buying/owning/renting, indoor air quality, water, energy and waste.


Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information, classes and publications at (406) 258-4206, Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  To veiw a complete listing of FCS related publications visit 

Nutrition and cooking class resources for limited income families with children can be found at the Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program webpage.

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