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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

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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

Get an 'A' in back-to-school nutrition
Posted 7/22/2014 - During summer break, healthy food and fitness often take a long vacation. For many, the vacation is ending and it's time to do some homework. Study these back-to-school tips for the start to a healthy school year. If you follow a balanced diet and stay...

Cottage food law not the answer to small-farm woes
Posted 7/17/2014 - When the California Homemade Food Act went into effect early last year, it was hailed as an exciting new opportunity for small scale farmers to boost profits. The law allows for certain foods prepared in home kitchens to be sold directly to the public at...

Growing healthy kids in a Pixley garden
Posted 7/16/2014 - An old proverb says it takes a village to raise a child. The teachers at Pixley Elementary School have found that it takes not just a village, but a unique combination of community agencies, good curricular materials and a little bit of dirt. That's...

President Napolitano launches UC Global Food Initiative
Posted 7/9/2014 - On July 1, the University of California announced our new Global Food Initiative to address one of the critical issues of our time: How to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach eight billion by 2025. UC's Division of...

Grow, Teach, Donate - Our Garden
Posted 7/1/2014 - Since the University of California Master Gardener Program first launched in Riverside and Sacramento counties in 1980, volunteers have donated more than 4 million hours educating the public about home horticulture, pest management and sustainable...

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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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