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.
UC launches UC Food Observer blog
Posted 1/30/2015 - The University of California has launched UC Food Observer, a daily selection of must-read news on food policy, nutrition, agriculture and more. Developed as part of its Global Food Initiative, the UC Food Observer blog (www.ucfoodobserver.com) and...
A souper bowl of chili
Posted 1/29/2015 - If it's Super Bowl time (and it is on Sunday, Feb. 1, when the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots clash for the National Football League championship), it's also time for a "Souper Bowl." A souper bowl of chili, that is. Question is, which...
Sustainable food systems depend on healthy plants
Posted 1/28/2015 - Discolored leaves. Decaying roots. Dead wood. Mother Nature offers a fascinating and colorful backdrop of clues to track microscopic killers. Much like any medical mystery, experts are called in to diagnose or identify a disease from its symptoms...
Shaping Healthy Choices combines approaches to make a lasting impression on kids
Posted 1/28/2015 - You can lead a child to fresh fruits and vegetables, but how do you entice them to eat healthful foods when you aren't watching? “Simply offering healthy options is not enough to motivate children to make healthy choices,” said Sheri...
Southern Californians get another reason to love pizza
Posted 1/21/2015 - People love pizza, so they are sure to enjoy the new garden growing at the UC Desert Research and Extension Center in Holtville. A circle planted with wheat, tomatoes, bell peppers, herbs and spices, the garden looks like and produces the ingredients for...
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