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Healthy Food, Healthy You Nutrition and Cooking Class – Eating Healthy on a Budget

The Healthy Food, Healthy You program provides nutrition education classes and food prep demonstrations to families throughout the Bay Area. Classes can include: live demos to show how to prepare healthy, tasty meals on a budget; information on the nutritional benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables; techniques to stretch food dollars while keeping your family healthy; selection and storage methods for handling fresh produce; and hands-on cooking lessons with youth, families, and individuals.

Class for Head Start parents. Class will be taught in English and Spanish.

Healthy Food, Healthy You Nutrition and Cooking Class Series

The Healthy Food, Healthy You program provides nutrition education classes and food prep demonstrations to families throughout the Bay Area. Classes can include: live demos to show how to prepare healthy, tasty meals on a budget; information on the nutritional benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables; techniques to stretch food dollars while keeping your family healthy; selection and storage methods for handling fresh produce; and hands-on cooking lessons with youth, families, and individuals.

4-class series, every other Thursday until 3/16. Class will be taught with a Mandarin translator

Healthy Food, Healthy You Nutrition and Cooking Class – Eating Healthy on a Budget

The Healthy Food, Healthy You program provides nutrition education classes and food prep demonstrations to families throughout the Bay Area. Classes can include: live demos to show how to prepare healthy, tasty meals on a budget; information on the nutritional benefits of fresh fruits and vegetables; techniques to stretch food dollars while keeping your family healthy; selection and storage methods for handling fresh produce; and hands-on cooking lessons with youth, families, and individuals.

Class for Head Start parents 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm – Wednesday, February 15

Ventura County Farm Day

Join SEEAG for Farm Day! An annual multi-location event featuring tours and activities on over 20 working farms in Ventura County.

How to make the most of your farm day adventure:

  • Plan your day from 10 am – 3 pm
  • Pick two or more farms from the list below
  • Bring the whole family – It’s free
  • Pack a lunch with water or visit Oxnard Farm Park for lunch, the official lunch location for Farm Day
  • Wear a hat and comfortable close toed shoes
  • Buy tickets to the end of day BBQ

Farm to School in Action in Yolo County

Yolo Marketplace2Today’s blogpost is another great one from Kristy Levings, Project Director with Harvest Hub Yolo (our Sacramento Valley regional lead!). Read on to learn about their recent Marketplace Exchange event, another example of the matching/”dating” model that’s so effective at bringing buyers and sellers of local food together. Here, it’s applied to Farm to School – Enjoy!

In our Farm to School world, we inevitably hear from school food service that they don’t know where to find farmers. While at the same time we also hear from farmers that they don’t know how to connect with School Food Service buyers. Oy Vey! What are we to do with two groups who seem to want to find each other but can’t?

To us, that sounds like the perfect setup – a setup for a “date!”

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Farm to School Month! A California roundup

NFTS_logo_colorAs many of us know, October is National Farm to School Month — a time for lifting up Farm to School stories from around the nation, celebrating how far we’ve come over the past decade in linking family farms and school gardens to school classrooms and cafeterias, and looking to the future for how we’ll continue to grow this movement.

We’ve got some great things to share from around the state and on the national level to highlight the success of Farm to School Month 2014. Check them out below!

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