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:
Alicia Fraticelli
Or fax the form to
(916) 875-6233

EFNEP Volunteer Form

UC Food Blog

‘Farm to corrections’ project provides fresh produce to people in prison, boosts California growers
Nutrition Policy Institute, Impact Justice, ChangeLab Solutions partner with California...

Infected citrus pest that spreads disease found in Ventura County
Residents urged to check their citrus trees for Asian citrus psyllid An insect...

Global food security threatened by grain export disruptions
Wheat and corn prices have spiked after Russian aggression in the Black Sea The Russian invasion...

New avocado proves tasty, safer to harvest at UC ANR Research and Extension Centers
A new avocado, one that complements the widely known ‘Hass,' will hit the world market...

Peach book guides growing quality fruit from planting to beyond harvest
Crisosto and team publish handbook for growing peaches and maintaining quality...

Webmaster Email: