Health & Nutrition
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services teaches community members the steps necessary to grow, harvest, prepare and enjoy their own garden through health and nutrition sessions. In an effort to combat many of the health ailments facing families in our community, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services also partners with agencies to distribute health and nutrition information such as managing diabetes and combating obesity.
Join one of our upcoming Nutrition Classes! Must be 18 yrs old to attend. To learn more about the next session of Nutrition classes or to RSVP call (916) 456-1980 x 7681.
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services started teaching workshops in our Demonstration Garden in May 2012. Gardening classes include introduction to gardening, composting, pest management, irrigation, healthy food choices and more. The Demonstration Garden includes a greenhouse, composting and vermicomposting bins, large production beds along with other demonstration areas and an outdoor kitchen table where clients can learn to prepare food they cultivate and harvest. Upcoming gardening classes are listed below.
Click on a fruit or vegetable below to reveal a healthy and easy recipe your family will enjoy!