Health and Family Programs at Los Alamos county

Home Economics

Our county's Extension home economics program is committed to providing information to help families deal with the complex issues of today.

Los Alamos County families are faced with many choices every day about money, time, child rearing, nutrition and health. To make the best choices, residents need practical, research based, unbiased and accurate information. Our Home Economics unit covers programming in:

Our programs focus on:

  • Improving consumer and family skills
  • Building leadership skills
  • Diabetes Education/Kitchen Creations
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Family Health and Wellness
  • Family Life and Child Development
  • Family Resource Management
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Food Preservation

We teach through:

  • Local programs
  • Community projects
  • Group training sessions

Extension Programs and Resources

Home Economics Publications

Food Preservation

Food Safety

Home and Family

Pressure Canner Maintenance-

  • Pressure canners should be inspected annually. Your county Home Economist provides this service for free. Simply bring your canner and dial gauge by the Extension office to be inspected.

Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service
475 20th St.
Suite A
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Phone: (505) 662-2656
Fax: (505) 662-2913
Email: losalamos@nmsu.edu