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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

Dirt Fresh Newsletter

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 Blog

Weekly food dispatch
Posted 8/29/2014 - California Healthy fast food coming to CaliforniaA pair of celebrity chefs plan to open healthy fast food restaurants in L.A. and San Francisco communities where there is limited access to affordable, healthy food options. “Don't tell me we...

UC Davis tomatoes provide year-round healthful eating for college students
Posted 8/27/2014 - Today's dorm food is far superior to the tasteless, over-processed foods of decades past. No more mystery meat or mushy vegetables. Campus dining services across the country are providing a diversity of fresher and healthier foods, much to the delight of...

Weekly food dispatch
Posted 8/22/2014 - California Lake County residents suffer poor ‘health outcomes' California's Lake County was found to have the lowest “health outcomes” in the state, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin. The Lake...

The devil -- er, bacteria -- made me do it
Posted 8/19/2014 - Many people worry about the outside of their gut – watching their weight and suffering through sit-ups in search of six-pack abs. Research from UC San Francisco is showing that we also should pay attention to what's inside the gut. Gut bacteria...

Weekly food dispatch
Posted 8/15/2014 - California Tulare top ag county in nation; former leader Fresno slips to thirdRiding high milk prices in 2013, Tulare County took the crown as No. 1 ag county in the nation, and long-time leader Fresno was knocked to third place because of the...

Dirt Fresh News

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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