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UC Cooperative Extension--Stanislaus County
University of California
UC Cooperative Extension--Stanislaus County

Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science

 

The Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Science program helps people better manage their family and personal resources. The program provides consumers -- especially the parents of young children -- with information in food and nutrition, food safety, food preservation, and money management. Training and information is also provided to health and education professionals such as nurses, foster care parents, home health aides residential care operators, and teachers.

Food Safety

Home Food Preservation

Parenting-Human Development

Maternal and Child Nutrition

EFNEP and Adult FSNEP Family Nutrition Classes

Garden & Nutrition Resources for Schools

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Thank you for your interest in becoming a UC Master Food Preserver. By filling out this survey you will be put on our list to contact when workshops and trainings are available.

 

   
   

Food Blog

Testimonial: The value of a school garden
Posted 10/18/2014 - This is a real testimonial about the value of a school garden. I received an email recently from a teacher at a school where our University of California Cooperative Extension team installed garden beds this last school year. I have made minimal edits to...

Lessons from California’s urban farms
Posted 10/14/2014 - Urban farms are popping up around the state, and a UC ANR team recently took a close-up look at urban agriculture in California. In particular, we wanted to learn about farms in cities and on the edges of cities that are selling or distributing their...

It's October - Take the kids to a farm!
Posted 10/7/2014 - Before Halloween comes the harvest festival and the pumpkin patch. Although most of us don't live on farms or have relatives who farm, the shortening days and the crispness in the air still remind us somehow that it's harvest time. All over California,...

The best of the best: salted caramel butter bars
Posted 9/22/2014 - What does it take to win the best-of-show award for baked goods at a county fair? Well, if you're Angelina Gonzalez, an alumnus of the Sherwood Forest 4-H Club, Vallejo, and now the Solano County's 4-H SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) Program...

A disheartening new pest invades California vegetable gardens
Posted 9/19/2014 - California gardeners harvesting their summer produce may encounter a new pest – the bagrada bug. The native of Africa made its first California appearance in Los Angeles County six years ago and has been moving eastward and northward ever...

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Issue Articles Type Date Added
Science News PDF 4/14/14
Daikon, March 2012 PDF 3/12/14
Seeds, May 2013 PDF 3/12/14
Sweet Potatoes, April 2012 PDF 3/12/14
Winter Squash Oct. 2013 PDF 3/12/14
Tomatoes, Sept. 2013 PDF 3/12/14
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