UC Cooperative Extension Nutrition Programs
Our adult and youth nutrition education programs, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (formerly FSNEP), inspire and empower families and individuals to lead healthier lives by teaching them to eat well, stretch their food dollars, and handle food safely. The programs are federally funded by the USDA, and are administered by the University of California Cooperative Extension. Nutrition Educators are trained by the University of California to teach classes to low-income adults.
UC Food Blog
Grow it: Gardening tips and resources
Gardening is fun…and it's an important activity. What we grow in school, home and community gardens can improve our health, and the health of our families and communities. What we grow can increase the resiliency of food systems in our...
Summer safety: Tips to avoid foodborne and heat illnesses
Happy summer! It's time to get the barbecue grilling and the pool party started. To keep your summer healthy and fun, UC ANR offers some important safety tips. Food safety Food poisoning is a serious health threat in the United States,...
Can you taste barley varieties in beer? UC ANR scientist wants to know.
Different varieties of hops can be used to create an array of flavors and styles of beer. Does the variety of barley used in beer-making affect the flavor of the brew? This is a question UC Cooperative Extension advisor Konrad Mathesius hopes beer...