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UC Cooperative Extension--Stanislaus County
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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

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...

Farmers market prices compare well with the supermarket produce aisle
Posted 9/17/2014 - Many shoppers believe they can buy cheaper produce at supermarkets than at local farmers markets. A new UC Cooperative Extension study dispels that common misperception. In Placer and Nevada counties, UCCE received a CDFA Specialty Block Grant to...

About that lemoncello
Posted 9/9/2014 - One of the hazards of contributing to a shared blog, is that one forgets to post. So in this case, while I said in my last post that we would re-visit the lemoncello in mid-May, here it is September.  Time flies. The lemoncello is a huge success,...

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...

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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