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

Honey bee health key to wellbeing of important species
Posted 10/18/2018 - Our friends the honey bees make it possible for us to devour an abundance of almond products. In 2016 the California almond crop totaled 2.15 billion pounds valued at $5.2 billion. Growing 80 percent of the world's almonds in California takes a lot of...

It’s electric?! Breaking down electric pressure cookers
Posted 10/17/2018 - You may have heard the buzz about electric pressure cookers. Even if you don't follow kitchen trends, this piece of equipment may take some of the "pressure off" of preparing meals. From personal experience, I can say that they're also quite...

Two UC graduate students chosen to assist UC ANR Global Food Initiative efforts
Posted 10/11/2018 - Two University of California graduate students have been selected by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources as UC Global Food Initiative (GFI) fellows for 2018-19. Graduate students Melanie Colvin at UC Berkeley and Maci Mueller at UC Davis will work with...

Tips to prepare, plant, and grow a fall vegetable garden
Posted 9/14/2018 - The transition of fall is upon us and gardeners are busy tending to late summer harvests, pruning back perennials, prepping for slower plant growth and more. But fall doesn't have to be all about wrapping up the growing season. In fact, life is sprouting...

Let them eat cherries: Planning a U-Pick operation on your farm
Posted 8/29/2018 - Farmers work long hours under the open sky, struggling to finish each day's planting, cultivating, pruning or picking before the sun sets. It's hard sometimes to imagine, while engaged in this day-to-day pressure, but city people often welcome the chance...

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