Family & Consumer Sciences Day, "Dining In" for Healthy Families

When:  Dec 3, 2018 from 12:05 AM to 11:55 PM (ET)

Since 2014, more than 400,000 people have committed to "Dining In" on Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Day!

AAFCS honors Founder Ellen Swallow Richards by celebrating FCS Day on her birthday. Through the FCS Day initiative, AAFCS provides information, tools, and research on the benefits of families preparing and eating healthy meals together.

In 2018, the initiative will have a special focus on the emotional and social aspects of family mealtime.

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