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Youth Nutrition Education

Meet The Educators


 Susan Lafferty - Community Education Specialist III


Susan has been working with CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE since 2009, creating a positive impact on community health outcomes with her innovative and engaging lessons. Through her years spent in Kings County she has provided an extensive amount of support towards improving the health and wellness of the community through gardens, cooking, physical activity, and nutrition education.



 Eldon Bueno - Community Education Specialist III


Eldon has been working with CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE since 2018 and is committed to advocating health and wellness across Kings County. He has a strong passion for working with youth and wants to help in fostering a better community through health education.



 Jaqueline Martin - Community Education Specialist II


Jacky has been working with CalFresh Healthy Living, UCCE since July 2023 and is motivated to improve and empower a healthier lifestyle within the youth of Kings County through nutrition, physical activity, gardening and health education. With her positive attitude, creative thinking, and a passion for working with the youth, she is prospering for a healthier community. 

What Is Youth Nutrition Education?

The Cal Fresh Healthy Living, UCCE in Kings County is a federally funded nutrition education program that serves families and their youth in schools that have more than 50% of their students participating in the Free/Reduced Meals program. We provide no-cost evidence-based curricula, support, and resources to all schools and grade levels that qualify.

For the list of evidence-based curricula we provide (Click Here).

Supporting Our Community


School Garden Beds


School Posters


Dance Enrichment




Community Training


Cooking Healthy Recipes

If you would like your school in the Kings County to participate in our program, contact us to see what we can do for you!