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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

NPI study: Law improves beverage environment in California childcare
Posted 6/30/2015 - Obesity among preschoolers is a serious health problem, with one in four obese or overweight by the time the child is ready for kindergarten. Given that well over half of preschool age children are in childcare, UC ANR Nutrition Policy Institute...

Empowering California youth through food smart families
Posted 6/23/2015 - We are what we eat. Unfortunately, we don't always make the best food choices. Sometimes it's simply a lack of will power. In communities struggling with high poverty rates, it's often the result of low incomes and limited food options. Dangerously high...

Families use money-saving shopping tips from UC to buy healthy food
Posted 6/18/2015 - The contents of the refrigerators and cupboards of five Latino families after they participated in UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) nutrition training was heartening. Most kitchens were stocked with ample fruit and vegetables,...

Food safety in the Great Outdoors
Posted 6/2/2015 - Summer's warm weather makes it a great season to spend some time outside, but it also means that there are some risks with the higher temperatures. There is a greater risk of food poisoning during the summer because of harmful bacteria that can grow in...

New research director at the Nutrition Policy Institute inspires positive change in human health
Posted 5/20/2015 - "Not changing is risky," said Pat Crawford, the senior director of research for the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) Nutrition Policy Institute. "The United States – along with Mexico – has the highest...

Dirt Fresh News

Issue Articles Type Date Added
Science PDF 10/28/14
Pumpkin Seeds PDF 10/28/14
Beans PDF 10/28/14
Apples PDF 10/28/14
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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