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
Added June 21, 2017
Tree fruit growers can receive premiums for delivering certain extra-early varieties of peaches, but peach farmers may net roughly $800 more per acre from late-harvest processing peaches than extra-early harvest varieties, according to new cost...
Added May 31, 2017
Today marks the start of the 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. Since it's founding 18 years ago by UC ANR Specialist Pat Crawford, it has grown from a small gathering of California researchers, educators, and health care professionals to the...
Added May 30, 2017
UC Global Food Initiative student fellows from University of California campuses throughout the state gathered for a springtime field trip in the Central Valley to learn more about the relationships between food, farming and the environment. The...
Added May 11, 2017
Did you know that a banana tree is not really a tree? It's a giant perennial bulb that grows to maturity in less than a year, producing one flower that becomes one huge bunch of bananas. I learned this fact last month from banana growers while visiting...
Small Steps to Health & Wealth Blog
Added November 23, 2015
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...
Added November 16, 2015
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...
Added March 30, 2015
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...
Added February 12, 2015
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...
Added January 26, 2015
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....