Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education
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Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education

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Vision for San Diego:
Healthy families who are financially secure.

What we do:

  • Teach nutrition education for families and youth
  • Lead San Diego Saves, a local wealth-building initiative
  • Offer financial literacy curriculum and teacher training
  • Provide financial tools and information for family caregivers
  • Train volunteers to prepare food safely atcommunity events

What sets us apart?
All programs, curriula, and educational tools are research-based.

ANR Food Blog

  • Sunpreme raisins a hit at the UC Kearney Grape Day 2017

    Added August 11, 2017
    Sunpreme raisins drying on their own in a Kearney vineyard.

    Excitement over the new Sunpreme raisins was evident at UC Kearney Grape Day Aug. 8, 2017. As soon as the tram stopped, dozens of farmers and other industry professionals rushed over to the vineyard to take a close look and sample the fruit. Raisins...

  • #Collabatition: A new network of food hubs looks past competition to help each other succeed

    Added August 10, 2017
    Boxes of melons loaded into Capay Valley Farm Shop's truck, headed for buyers in the Bay Area.

    In today's food system, large scale food distribution has become the standard way food moves from farm to market.  The system works well to feed a lot of people, and has allowed us to eat tomatoes in December and send produce far distances while...

  • Go back-to-school with a garden

    Added August 8, 2017
    Students learning about Propagation at

    It's that time already when the kids start heading back to school and meals go back to a strict schedule. It can be easy to turn to take-out and other convenience foods to make meal times more manageable, especially during the rush of back-to-school....

  • Explore tools that UC researchers use with smallholder farmers around the world

    Added July 26, 2017
    UC Davis and ANR researchers attach clear plastic to a

    Planted in a corner of the UC Davis campus is a display of technologies and vegetable crops that researchers with the Horticulture Innovation Lab have been using with farmers in Africa, Asia and Central America. Led by UC ANR's Elizabeth Mitcham in the...

Small Steps to Health & Wealth Blog

  • Holiday Spending: How NOT to Blow Your Budget

    Added November 23, 2015
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    Is overspending a holiday tradition? It doesn't have to be. Start a new tradition this year---stick with your budget and avoid credit card debt. Here's how: 1. Create a holiday spending plan. Develop a spending plan (aka budget) that includes all...

  • Your Precooked Holiday Dinner---Serve it Safely!

    Added November 16, 2015
    Table set for Thanksgiving Dinner

    Are you taking it easy this holiday by purchasing a complete pre-cooked Thanksgiving dinner?  Don't invite foodborne bacteria as dinner guests.  Follow these steps when you bring dinner home:If it's hot from the oven: Keep food in the...

  • Hard Boiled Advice for Easter Egg Safety

    Added March 30, 2015
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    Plan on decorating some Easter eggs this weekend, or hosting a family Easter egg hunt? Decorating your dinner table with colored eggs? Celebrate safely by following these guidelines: Cooking and storing the eggs Choose fresh, refrigerated eggs to...

  • Plan to Improve Your Finances

    Added February 12, 2015
    Saving Ahead road sign

    Consumers who have savings PLANS are much more likely to save and reduce debt than those who don't have plans.That's the conclusion from the 4th National Savings Assessment sponsored by America Saves* and the American Savings Education Council...

  • Super Ways to Eat Healthy on Game Day

    Added January 26, 2015
    chips and guacamole

    Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest eating days of the year---right up there with Thanksgiving. Enjoy the party without over indulging. Here's how:  Pre-game warm-up: Eat a healthy breakfast and lunch or snack before you head to the party....

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