Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
University of California
Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences

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The Sacramento Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences (NFCS) Program links research-based education with life experiences to help individuals with limited resources improve their lives, their families, and their communities.  Our NFCS Programs develop and implement community-based educational outreach that addresses critical needs of the county's diverse multicultural communities.

Volunteer with the
UC Expanded Food and Nutrition Program!

Volunteers provide essential services to many of our nutrition education projects and we welcome you as a valued member of our program.

Please complete the form (link below) and return to Olinda Hirsch by email: orhirsch@ucanr.edu or fax: (916) 875-6233

EFNEP Volunteer Form

UC Food Blog

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'Agriculture: Food for Life' is the theme of National Ag Week
Posted 3/24/2017 - How are you celebrating American agriculture in your life? In advance of National Ag Week, March...

Enjoy your tree nuts: UC scientists help with regulatory compliance
Posted 3/14/2017 - California tree nut growers will soon have to comply with new agriculture water testing...

Start seedlings for your spring-summer vegetable garden
Posted 2/28/2017 - Get a jump start on your spring-summer vegetable garden. Start growing seedlings indoors now to...

Building trust in food systems – here and in Cambodia
Posted 2/21/2017 - What is the role of trust in our food system? Here in the United States, our trust in food is often...

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