Family & Food

In partnership with Iowa State’s College of Human Sciences, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach engages you through research-based education, empowering you to live your best life. Our education helps you become closer to family, raise healthy children, talk with your teens, improve relationships, enjoy a lifetime full of memories, save more money, live a healthy life, have access to trusted resources, and care for yourself and others. We invite you to join us in person, virtually, or on-line!

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AnswerLine provides information and resources for Iowa consumers with home and family questions. We've been answering consumer questions for more than 40 years. Professional consumer and family scientists answer questions about: child development, cleaning, consumer management,food preparation, food preservation, food safety, home environment, household equipment, nutrition, textiles, laundry, and more! Questions? Call 1.800.262.3804

Tue, 09/19/2023 - 10:00
Alert For Consumers Using Digital Payment Apps
Digital payment apps, also called nonbank or peer-to-peer (P2P) apps, such as Venmo, PayPal, Cash App, and many others, are…

Tue, 09/05/2023 - 10:00
Welcome Jennie Savits to AnswerLine!
AnswerLine is pleased to welcome Jennie Savits as our newest team member. Jennie joined AnswerLine on June 1 and brings a…

Thu, 08/31/2023 - 10:00
Steam Juicing Grapes and Other Fruits
America’s favorite juice and jelly grape, the Concord, is ripe now. Extracting a clear juice from grapes or any…

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