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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