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Family Living Programs

Program Contact: Chris Koehler, Extension Faculty
(360) 482-2934 •
Grays Harbor County Extension offers a variety of Family Living and Nutrition programs including:

  • Nutrition and Health: information and educational programs to help Grays Harbor residents make healthy choices, consider food safety and stretch food dollars.
  • Food Safety: Education and outreach to help people improve food safety from farm to table. We provide food preservation information and check pressure canner gauges by appointment for $2.00.

Additional information regarding Family Living issues can also be obtained from:

Contact the Grays Harbor County Extension Office at 360-482-2934 or email Chris Koehler for more information.

Cooking with Beans

Would you like to cut back on meat in your meals? Download Cooking with Beans, a PDF publication with tips for using dry beans, quantities to soak and cook.

Managing Personal Finances in Uncertain Times

During these challenging economic times, it is important to have fact-based information about financial management. The national eXtension network provides critical resources to help you manage credit, save for children’s education, plan for retirement, and deal with emerging crises such as layoffs and health challenges. The Personal Finance programs are a free resource developed by leading experts from land grant universities across the county. All information is independent of the commercial finance industry.