University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Family & Consumer Sciences

FCS Agent     

 Donna Fryman -  
 Fleming Co. Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences

The goal of the Family & Consumer Sciences Program is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families in Fleming County. We want to help the residents of our county meet new challenges in a changing environment. We focus on our clients' economic and social well-being through programs that help people extend their incomes, improve their health and strengthen their personal and family relationships.




Recycle the devices you don’t need on
May 23, 2015, 9:00am – 1:00pm, FC High School Football FieldAll Technology and Electronic Devices,

  • FCHS has partnered with Global Environmental Services, who have been awarded the e-scrap contract through the state of Kentucky.
  • GES ensures that your technology does not end up in a landfill.
  • All data is destroyed, and you can even watch a real time video of your hard drive being shredded!
  • Examples: Cell Phones, Computers, CRT/LCD Monitors, Printers, Circuit Boards, Fax Machines, Copy Machines, Hard Drives, Laptops
  • TV’s are accepted with a minimum charge of $10.00.

For More Information Contact Charlene Hall
Fleming County High School, 1658 Elizaville Road, Flemingsburg, KY 41041
Phone: 606-845-6601 or 606-748-3853,

Sponsored by FCHS Future Business Leaders of America

Spring is here and take time to enjoy some new learning opportunities in gardening.   This would be a great family activity.   Children are encouraged to attend.   All sessions are held at 6pm at the Fleming County Extension Office. For additional information and to register contact the Fleming County Extension office at 845-4641.

  • HERB GARDENS:  Whether you plant them or pick them up at the grocery store or farmers’ market, adding fresh herbs is a quick way to transform ordinary meals into extraordinary meals. Learn more about herbs and their benefit to a healthy diet, by attending a workshop on Tuesday, May 26.   During the workshop, you will learn how to grow, harvest and prepare herbs for use.   Class fee is $10.00.   you will leave with some herb plants and recipes for future use.   Please register for this session by May 22nd.
  • BUTTERFLY GARDENS:  Learn how to attract and help the Monarch butterfly be sustainable on Thursday June 4.. Fleming County Garden Club members, Mary Jane Scaggs and Dana Sorrell will share information on suitable nectar and host plants best suited for attracting butterflies. They will also discuss conservation concerns for our important pollinators and what we can do as gardeners.   Seeds and or plants will be shared to help you get your butterfly garden started.   Class fee: $6.00. Please register by June 1.
  • FAIRY GARDENS:  Have fun creating your own miniature enchanted garden on Thursday, June 11. Mary Jane and Dana will return to help assist with this program.  You will learn about suitable plants, soil, containers and care of your mini garden.   You will supply the small container and for the class fee of $12.00 you will receive plants and other items needed to complete your garden.   Call to preregister by June 8.




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