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.

Upcoming Nutrition Classes

Family Services Campus (Oak Park)
Nutrition Class - English 
Clase de Nutrición - Español
Start Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Must be 18 yrs old to attend. To RSVP for one of the upcoming classes, call (916) 456-1980 x 7681. 

Food Bank Services Campus (North Sacramento)
Nutrition Class - English
Clase de Nutrición - Español
Start Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Must be 18 yrs old to attend. To RSVP for one of the upcoming classes, call (916) 925-3240 x 3415. 

Demonstration Garden

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. 

Recipe Cards

Click on a fruit or vegetable below to reveal a healthy and easy recipe your family will enjoy!