Results & Outcomes
Annual Outcomes & Impacts
During FFY2021, CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties (SLO/SB) supported comprehensive, school-based nutrition and physical activity education and supports for policy, systems and environmental (PSE) changes including:
- Direct education reaching 3,288 youth and 59 adults. 87% of participants were identified as Hispanic/Latino.
- Indirect education reached 621,429 community members, of whom 151,842 were estimated as new reach.
- Engaged 41 community partners in CalFresh Healthy Living programming including agricultural partners, schools, food banks, nonprofit organizations and public housing agencies.
- Participated in multi-sector coalitions across both counties to address food security and equitable access to policies, systems and environments supportive of health and wellness. Sectors represented on these coalitions included: agriculture, education, food industry, government, community-based organizations and public health.
- Policy, System or Environmental change Supports implemented at 17 sites, reaching 13,327 low-income community members, including:
- Supported adoption of 47 nutrition and 4 physical activity supports across both counties for a total of 51 PSE changes adopted or actively maintained.
- Conducted 7 needs assessments (4 Market Manager Interviews, plus additional environmental scans and staff readiness assessments).
- Delivered additional programs in support of PSEs including: Gardens, HOTM, Farm-to-Fork, PowerPlay, EatFresh.org.
- Of the sites implementing or maintaining PSE changes, a majority also offer complementary strategies such as evidence-based education (10% in SLO, 83% in SB), Parent/Community Involvement (70% in SLO, 67% in SB) and/or staff training (80% in SLO, 83% in SB).
- For sustainability of PSE changes, 70% in SLO and 50% in SB report at least one sustainability mechanism is planned, in process or already in place.
See our full FFY2021 Annual Report
See prior years Reports, Outcomes and County Profiles here.
Report prepared for Hunger Holistically – Systems Level Interventions to Combat Hunger on local issues in food security and food access here.
2021 County Profile
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UC supports comprehensive, student-led efforts in nutrition, garden and physical activity at partner
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CalFresh Healthy Living works to bring more low-income clients to farmers markets
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