San Diego In Focus
University of California Cooperative Extension

University of California Cooperative Extension

University of California Cooperative Extension

Oversaw 1,263 volunteers who contributed 264,579 volunteer hours at a value of $6,386,937

MG’s answered more than 7,700 public inquiries and presented 161 education exhibits throughout the county to over 27,500 residents.

Adult EFNEP reached 632 families with a total of 2,917 family members.  88% completed 6 hours of nutrition education instruction

92% of participants showed improvement in one or more nutrition practices 

87% of participants showed improvement in one or more food resource management practice 

74% of participants showed improvement in one or more food safety practices 

The Youth EFNEP program trained teachers and youth leaders who taught nutrition education to over 2,233 low-income youth

87% of children and youth gained knowledge about or improved their abilities to choose foods according to Federal Dietary Recommendations.

4-H clubs had 520 adult and youth volunteers (included in above number) and 2,226 youth participants.  A total of 470 free event space locations were utilized for various 4-H events, including 8 Naval Youth Centers, at a savings of $248,489

Over 900 San Diego residents attended workshops and presentations given on topics such as neonicotinoids, pollinators, invasive insects and irrigation

Over 400 small farmers and interested participants attended workshops on topics such as agriculture personnel issues, agriculture tourism, marketing, specialty crops and the annual Pitahaya Festival

Over 125,000 visitors viewed the annual “Water Wise Farming” informational display at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

Provided over 21,000 outreach materials on GSOB and PSHB

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