San Luis Obispo County
University of California
San Luis Obispo County

UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program

Our Results

"My family has changed a lot about the way we eat, healthier and more economical. We spend less money on buying bad things. My children that are in your program like what they have been learning in their classes. I like the program because my children no longer like to eat things that are not healthy. Thanks for this program, it’s very good and helps our children."

-Parent at Healthy School Pantry

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What We Do

Cooking with kids... it's what we do.
Cooking with kids... it's what we do.
The UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo (SLOSB) counties collaborates with school-based partners, students, teacher extenders, parents and volunteers to provide comprehensive research-based nutrition and physical activity programming in low-income communities. Recognizing that nutrition and physical activity behaviors are dependent on many factors including individual knowledge and skills and social determinants including access to resources, opportunities and regional and institutional policies, SLOSB works with partners to identify and address barriers to health and wellness. 

Nutrition education services include:

Interested in partnering with us? Complete a request form here to be put on the wait list. Nutrition Education Services Request Form

Learning nutrition through language arts
Learning nutrition through language arts

None of this work would be possible without our partners in school health including: Teachers, P.E. Specialists, UC Garden Nutrition Extenders, Principals & Administrators, Food Services, Maintenance and Operations Staff, the 4-H Youth Development Program, UC Master Gardeners, UC Master Food Preservers, Healthy School Pantry & THRIVE Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County Food Bank, GleanSLO, Farm Supply, Orchard Supply Hardware and our students and families.

 

Our Mission

The mission of SLOSB and the Youth, Families and Communities program is to cultivate environments where local youth, families, and community members have access to research-based resources and knowledge in order to be the creators of a healthy, inspired, active, & connected Central Coast.

4-H SNAC Leaders distributing ingredients for a healthy recipe to families.
4-H SNAC Leaders distributing ingredients for a healthy recipe to families.

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