CalFresh is a federal nutrition program for low-income individuals and families that can help households buy the food they need. Benefits can be used to purchase groceries at major markets, small retailers, and even farmer’s markets.
Resources available to the General Public including Families:
Why Buy Fruits and Vegetables in Season?
In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Maria Frye explains the benefits of buying fruits and vegetables in season by answering the questions, "Why should I eat fruits and vegetables in season?" and "What types of produce are available each season?"
Does Reducing Food Waste Help Save Money?
In this episode of Ask a Nutritionist, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Maria Frye answers the question, "Does reducing food waste help me save money?” Maria shares tips on how to save money with minimal impact on daily living. This includes best practices like making a grocery list right before you go to the store, consuming foods with a shorter shelf life first before they go bad and consuming leftovers by reinventing old meals to make them new.
What are Healthy Foods to Buy on a Budget?
In this episode of Ask A Nutritionist, registered dietitian nutritionist Maria Frye answers the question, "what are healthy foods to buy on a budget?" Shopping for healthful foods on a budget is a common practice and always relevant, especially during these challenging times when making every dollar and food purchase count is more important than ever.
Food Access Resources
Discover all resources which support healthy communities through access to nutritious foods.