CalFresh Nutrition Education Program
Join the CalFresh Movement
Interested in promoting Health and Wellness in Kings County? See how the UCCE CalFresh Porgram is making a difference in Kings County.
Congradualations Lincoln Ready Program
Lincoln Ready program has been instrumental in bring good nutrition, nutrition education and healthy behaviors habits to their students.
The CalFresh is thrilled to be a part of the team who works with Lincoln Elementary Ready Program to provide nutrition education.
The UC CalFresh Youth Nutrition Education Program provides no-cost curriculum, support and resources to all teachers in low-income Kings County Schools to deliver nutrition and physical activity education in the classrooms!
School Wellness Policies
Working on your school wellness policy or just would like it reviewed?
- We are up to date on the latest USDA reqirements
- We are members of several School Wellness Committees
- Active in providing research based youth curriculum on health and nutrition
- CalFresh program is a member of the California Local School Wellness Policy Collaborative
- Free to qualifying school districts
Senior Health and Wellness
CalFresh Programs in other Counties
Tulare/Kings Counties offer the CalFresh program for more information on what Tulare Copunty offers:
To find CalFresh Programs in California
Smarter Lunchrooms Movement
Smarter Lunchrooms use simple, low-cost changes to the lunchroom enrivonment to get students to take and eat more healthy foods. The UCCE CalFresh Program has two trained Technical Assitance Providers for this program.For more information about the program or how to start this at your school click here!
Here is one of the ways that TAP (Techical Assistant Providers can work with your school.
UCDavis Center for Nutrition in Schools
Schools have an opportunity to play a key role in reversing the alarming trends of childhood obesity, inactivity, food insecurity, and poor food choices through comprehensive nutrition education programs. Teachers and school administrators have cited several obstacles: lack of nutrition resources, lack of curriculum that is linked to California content standards, and the need for training and professional development. In response, the UC Davis Department of Nutrition established the Center for Nutrition in Schools (CNS). Connecting Food Health and Learning
Gardens and Health
Community or School Events
Monthly Healthy Tips
What is the best way to avoid overeating on Turkey Day and control your calorie count.
UC CalFresh Tulare/Kings County Nutrition Blog
Nutrition for Children
Posted 3/22/2017 - Denise Cuendett and Sue Lafferty, Nutrition Educators with the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program in Kings County promoted current USDA Dietary Guidelines along with exercise to support healthier communities. In collaboration with West Hills...
Find Nutrition & Physical Activity Resources in your Community
Would you like to locate a park or community center in your neighborhood? Visit the Nutrition and Physical Activity Resource Directory to find low or no-cost activities near you.
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