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.
So You Want To Be A Master Food Preserver??
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 bloggers see innovative olive oil production system in Capay Valley
Posted 7/28/2016 - More than 400 food writers have converged in Sacramento for the first International Food Bloggers Conference to be held in the California capital. The event began with an excursion for about 45 of the foodies to Capay Valley Ranches, where the focus was...
NPI applauds Smart Snacks for schoolchildren
Posted 7/26/2016 - With an eye on reducing childhood obesity and improving overall health for children, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the final rule for snacks at schools. The rule made final on July 21 includes requiring snacks served at school to...
How to make something sweet even sweeter
Posted 7/20/2016 - Honey, they say, is the "soul of a field of flowers." It's more than that if you're a beekeeper. It's your pride and joy. Whether beekeeping is your livelihood, your leisure activity, or something you do to help the declining bee population, that...
Tackling childhood obesity: A systems change approach
Posted 7/13/2016 - On paper, the charge was clear: launch a statewide effort to integrate the nutrition education programs of USDA SNAP-Ed funded partners. Address childhood obesity and food insecurity holistically, yet specifically. Do this through policy, systems and...
Keeping produce at its best
Posted 7/5/2016 - Farmers markets, produce stands, and likely your own backyard garden are an exploding bounty as California strawberries, stone fruits, and tomatoes show the summer produce season is in full swing. But have you ever wondered what to look for when...
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