San Diego In Focus
University of California Cooperative Extension

University of California Cooperative Extension

University of California Cooperative Extension

Oversaw 1,131 volunteers who contributed 252,791 volunteer hours at a value of $6,241,409.79

MG’s answered more than 6,900 public inquiries and presented 191 education exhibits throughout the county to over 28,200 residents.

Adult EFNEP reached 623 families with a total of 2,751 family members.  86% completed 6 hours of nutrition education instruction

94% of participants showed improvement in one or more nutrition practices 

82% 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 2,523 low-income youth

85% of children and youth gained knowledge about or improved their abilities to choose foods according to Federal Dietary Recommendations.

4-H clubs had 543 adult and youth volunteers (included in above number) and 3,391 youth participants.  A total of 415 free event space locations were utilized for various 4-H events, including 8 Naval Youth Centers, at a savings of $219,410

Over 1,700 San Diego residents attended workshops and presentations given on topics such as neonicotinoids, pollinators, invasive insects and irrigation

Over 1,100 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 132,000 visitors viewed the annual “Water Wise Farming” informational display at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

Provided over 11,000 outreach materials on GSOB and PSHB

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