Stanislaus County
University of California
Stanislaus County

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

 

 

Food Blog

Fresno’s Southeast Asian farmers are on trend with new ‘superfood’
Posted 7/9/2018 - Farmer Vang Thao has been managing a successful farm south of Fresno for nearly 30 years, producing a spectacular array of vegetables – heirloom tomatoes, purple bell peppers, water spinach, bitter melon, Thai eggplant and dozens of others. Every...

School food: Supporting healthy kids and local food systems
Posted 6/25/2018 - School food service is a multibillion dollar industry that impacts the lives of over 30 million (mostly) low-income students. Every school day and, with increasing frequency, during summer weekdays as well, this industry provides two-thirds of students'...

Growers get labor-saving ideas at UC Grape Day
Posted 6/19/2018 - Will machines replace the romance of the hand-cultivated wine grape vineyard? A “touchless” vineyard was among the latest research on labor shortages, weeds and pest management by UC Cooperative Extension scientists discussed at Grape Day...

UC Master Food Preserver volunteers in tribal communities
Posted 6/5/2018 - Throughout Humboldt and Del Norte counties, the UC Master Food Preserver Program is actively engaging with tribal members. In fact, the UC Master Food Preserver volunteers have been “jamming it up” since 2017 with over 15 workshops for tribal...

Strawberry stands sell berries fresh from the field
Posted 5/30/2018 - Slugs, snails, ants, aphids, spider mites and inclement weather conspire against strawberry growers harvesting perfect red berries to sell.  “Farming is hard work,” said Fam Lee, as she pulled a weed from a row of strawberry plants....

Meet our Nutrition Staff

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Jaci Westbrook 
Title: Community Education Supervisor II
Specialty: UC CalFresh Nutrition Education, Obesity Prevention, SNAP-Ed Programming, Local School Wellness Policies,
Address
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: 209-525-6824 
Fax: 209-525-6840
Email:

 jwestbrook@ucanr.edu

 
 

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Stephanie Martinez 
Title: Community Education Specialist II
Address
University of California Cooperative Extension, Suite A. Corner of Service and Crows Landing
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: 209-525-6800 
Email

stmartinez@ucanr.edu

 

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Rosalinda Ruiz 
Title: Community Education Specialist II
Address
University of California Cooperative Extension, Suite A. Corner of Service and Crows Landing
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: 209-385-7403 
Email:

 rlruiz@ucdavis.edu

 

Miriam Sanchez 
Title: Community Education Specialist I
Specialty: Cal Fresh
Address
University of California Cooperative Extension, Suite A. Corner of Service and Crows Landing
3800 Cornucopia Way
Suite A
Modesto, CA 95358
Emailmisanchez@ucanr.edu

 

 

Stanislaus County
University of California Cooperative Extension
3800 Cornucopia Way, Ste. A
Modesto, CA 95358
Phone: (209) 525-6800
Fax: (209) 525-6840

Director: Roger Duncan
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Webmaster Email: mjrosenblum@ucdavis.edu