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

Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences


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 email to:
Vanessa Kenyon or
Alicia Fraticelli
Or fax the form to
(916) 875-6233

EFNEP Volunteer Form

UC Food Blog

Fighting hunger and building planet health go hand in hand
University leaders, faculty and students from across the U.S. and around the world are working...

How do you feel about gene editing in livestock?
Participate in a genome-editing webinar and survey April 17 The health and well-being of animals...

Jobseekers get fresh start with JobTrain, CalFresh Healthy Living, UC
Jailene Mendoza is excited to start her new job as a medical assistant in sports medicine in...

Pistachio production costs outlined in UC study
The popularity of pistachios as a healthy snack continues to drive demand. California's pistachio...

Will California remain leader in U.S. agricultural production?
  New book shows how California has led the nation in farm sales since 1948 and...

Read more
Webmaster Email: