Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Family and Community Health (FCH) Agents help Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in each county focuses on county-identified issues in each area of importance and provides principals to live a longer, better, and healthier life.
The Corpus Christi Center serves as the contact point for family and community health programming and resources across the Texas Coastal Bend and Southeast Districts. This region is located in the southeastern part of the state, and covers 36 counties including District 9 counties: Brazoria, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Jefferson, Lee, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Orange, San Jacinto, Walker, and Waller, and District 11 counties: Aransas, Austin, Bee, Calhoun, Colorado, DeWitt, Fayette, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, Lavaca, Matagorda, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Washington, and Wharton.
Erika H. Bochat (bo SHAY), M.S.
Regional Program Leader – Family and Community Health/4-H Youth Development
Southeast Region (Districts 9 and 11)
Dinner Tonight is a featured program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. You can visit the Dinner Tonight website to find many recipes and resources for busy families. There are a variety of quick and healthy recipes, video demonstrations of recipes and food preparation techniques along with resources for menu planning, nutrition, and healthy living. Sign up to receive weekly email updates! The Dinner Tonight program was developed to provide busy families with quick, healthy, cost-effective recipes that taste great.
Path to the Plate
Making the connection between agriculture and health, the Path to the Plate program is an unbiased examination of agriculture, how foods are produced, the foods we eat, and how foods contribute to our overall health. Path to the Plate delivers correct, research-based information via a variety of methods. Our goal is to educate you as a consumer so you can make informed decisions about the foods you eat, how those foods were produced, and your health. Visit the Path to the Plate website today for more information.
Better Living for Texans
Better Living for Texans is a statewide nutrition education program for adults and kids who want to learn how to eat well and save money. You can make friends and have fun while you learn about eating healthy foods and saving money! To be a part of the Better Living for Texans program, email, call or drop by your local county Extension Office. Contact Brenda Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the BLT program in your county.