Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

Welcome to MSU Extension - Oakland

MSU Extension is a statewide network that serves all Michigan counties.  Extension is charged with understanding the issues and opportunities of each county and its unique communities.  We work in partnership with other local organizations and agencies to plan and implement research-based educational programming that addresses the issues and challenges and takes advantage of the opportunities.  Please explore our web site and let us know your suggestions and how we can assist you!

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News for Oakland County Residents

Oakland County offers free email subscription notifications so you'll be the first to hear about new MSU Extension workshops, services and newsletters.  Learn more.

Tips to understanding your credit report
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Winter is bird feeder time!

Bird feeding 101: Find the basics of starting to feed birds in your backyard, outside your classroom or with your 4-H club.  Discover what types of feeders and seed work best.  More

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Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.

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Cooking Matters for Families

What's for dinner?  A delicious, healthy meal for four for under ten dollars!  How can you do it?  Learn by attending a Cooking Matters for Families class taught by MSU Extension nutrition instructors.  Each spot in the class has a value of over $200, but it is of no-cost to qualified participants.

This class is tailored for families with children ages 8 years and older.  Lessons include nutrition, meal planning, budgeting and kitchen basics such as knife skills and stocking a pantry.  Children will actively participate in food preparation and cooking.  A chef will prepare a recipe for everyone to sample in class.

Classes meet once a week for seven weeks and classes are two hours.  For more information, please call 248-858-0897 or visit our web page.