Cooperative Extension Fresno County
University of California
Cooperative Extension Fresno County

Youth Nutrition Education Program

Are you a teacher in Fresno County?

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The UC CalFresh Youth Nutrition Education Program provides no-cost curriculum, support and resources to preschool through high school teachers in low-income Fresno County Schools to deliver nutrition and physical activity education in the classrooms!

To qualify for the no-cost program, at least 50% of the student population at the school must receive free or reduced priced meals through the National School Lunch Program.

 

Impacts

Knowledge change:

  • 95% of youth can now identify healthy food choices

Behavior change:

  • Compared to the beginning of the school year, teachers report that 95.8% of students try new foods offered at school more often.

Don't Miss Out!

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Don't miss out on an opportunity to help your students live healthier lives. Teach your students to make healthy food choices and to be physically active for 60 minutes daily.

Participating Teachers Receive: No cost standards based curricula, lessons in the classroom, food delivered monthly for students to taste, class set of monthly parent newsletters, and on-going support for teachers from a team of qualified University professionals.  

Click here for our Youth Program Overview flyer!

 

 

 

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This material was produced by the University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program with funding from USDA SNAP, known in California as CalFresh (formerly food stamps). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. CalFresh provides assistance to low-income households and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For CalFresh information, call 1-877-847-3663.The USDA does not endorse products, services, or organizations. 

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