UCCE CalFresh Nutrition Education Program - Yolo
University of California
UCCE CalFresh Nutrition Education Program - Yolo

Parent Nutrition Education Program

Parents have the Power!

Are you a parent or do you work with parents?  We have resources for you! 

We offer two series of classes:

Plan, Shop, Save and Cook



Plan, Shop, Save, and Cook teaches adults how to make the most of their food budgets. Learning to use coupons, calculate the least expensive foods, write grocery lists, plan meals, and utilize leftovers is key to stretching your dollars. 

Plan, Shop, Save, and Cook Blog


Healthy, Happy Families


Healthy, Happy Families series focuses on child feeding for parents of children ages 0 to 5 years old. By creating consistent schedules, allowing children to serve themselves, preparing only one meal for the entire family, and never bribing or forcing children to eat, you can help young children to trust their hunger instincts and reduce the chances of them gaining too much weight or developing negative eating patterns. Follow the link to our curriculum page:



Contact Angela Asch at (530) 666-8731 or alasch@ucanr.edu for more information on our materials and handouts or to see if we can offer parent nutrition classes at your site!



Check out our Fuel Their Minds Nutrition Newsletter for helpful tips on nutrition, health, and safety for your children!

Preschool & Elementary Age Editions available here 

Encourage your children to drink more water!  Check out the ReThink Your Drink link below for more information about the benefits of water!

 ReThink Your Drink 

For a list of free summer food service sites in Yolo County Please click the link below.

2014 Yolo County Summer Food Service Program Sites

Please click our link for Food and Nutrition Resources from USDA.

USDA's Website

Click on our link below to see Portion Distortion: the average portion size of food growth since 1950!

CDC - Portion Size Growth

UCCE Nutrition Handouts: 

Webmaster Email: kmchurchill@ucanr.edu