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Nutritional Wellbeing

Food Insecurity

INSECURITY IS IN EVERY COMMUNITY INCLUDING OUR OWN.

If you know anyone in your community or even in your family who needs assistance, please use or refer them to the California Association of Food Bank search by Zip code food bank finder to help those in need

Please look at the Child and Family Resources page for more help.

GET THE NUMBERS USDA Key Statistics

CA Association of Food Banks HUNGER DATA by COUNTY

TAKE THE USDA Food Insecurity Survey. It is instructive.     

LOOK AT ALL of the USDA tools for assessing adult and household food insecurity. 

In English • In Spanish • In Chinese 

FOOD SECURITY CAN BE IN EVERY COMMUNITY INCLUDING YOUR OWN.

If you missed the inspiring UC ANR Black History Month Session No. 3, “The Importance of Food Sovereignty” presented by Chanowk Yisrael: Co-Founder, Yisrael Family Urban Farm, then you must see this... Read More 

 

Food Banks

National Food Bank Directory: Tell a Friend, Take a Friend.

How to Snack Guide

chocolate bar

Why Snack: It Beats the Cravings Read more
What to Eat all Day Read more
Late-night: OK Read more
Chocolate for Breakfast: YES! Read more
Don't Forget Your Lunch.

Try Meatless

Plant-Based Eating

Ideas for meatless meals

Get help with vegetarian meal planning and recipes at the  USDA National Agricultural Library  

 

Peach cobbler sized

 

Let's try some Peach Cobbler

Foods to Help with Coping

Food-Mood Connection: How You Eat Can Amp Up Or Tamp Down Stress

Food Mood

A nutrient-dense diet may help tamp down stress. And these foods may help boost our moods.

Food Mood Recipes from UCCE

Pumpkin seeds 

Sardine School
pumpkin-seeds
Kale chopsticks
chocolate bar

 

Sardines

Egg Roll Soup

Salmon

 

Kale Cesar Salad

Dark chocolate

 

 

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