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Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

Community Empowerment in Your Neighborhood:Successes and Challenges in providing Nutrition Education in Non-traditional settings

Edie Kuyper – Network for a Healthy California

Dan Perales – San Jose State University

Denise Cintron Perales – Perales & Assoc. Evaluation Services

Steve Diaz – Los Angeles Community Action Network

Bergen Watterson – Children’s Council of San Francisco


Introduction to the lfne projects

INTRODUCTION to the LFNE PROJECTS

  • Moderator: Edye Kuyper, M.S.

  • Funding channel: non-profit, community-based organizations

  • Engaging diverse populations

  • Not duplicating work of other Network partners

  • USDA FSNE guidance changes: 2005

    • From “food security” to “local food and nutrition education”


The agenda

THE AGENDA

  • Presentations by:

    • Dan Perales & Denise Cintron Perales Overview of six projects: Nutrition education interventions, challenges, & lessons learned

    • Steve Diaz: CANGRESS / LACAN

    • Bergen Watterson: Children’s Council of San Francisco


Learning objectives

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

Understand the purpose and scope of the Network’s Local Food Nutrition Education projects.

Describe the various educational approaches used in multiple settings by the projects to provide nutrition education.


Learning objectives1

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to:

  • List the lessons learned from the efforts of various projects to promote participation in the food stamp program.

  • Gain skills and connections to be able to implement transformative nutrition education with non-traditional audiences


Challenge

Challenge

  • Implementing nutrition education programs to diverse populations (i.e. ethnicity, languages, socio-economic levels, reading levels)


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Community Services UnlimitedSouth Central Los Angeles

  • CSU’s Growing Healthy Project incorporates urban farming with nutrition education

  • Nutrition education to elementary & middle-school children

  • Involved the community in planting fruit orchards and vegetable gardens at both schools


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Community Services Unlimited


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Community Services Unlimited VIDEO


Csu lessons learned

CSU Lessons Learned

  • Incorporate children’s background and culture into nutrition education program.

  • Have students make a Food Diary, then asked them to answer questions related to what they ate, when, why, and the cost of the it. Exercise helped children recognize their eating behaviors and created change in consumption habits


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CSU Lessons Learned

  • Engage and empower community involvement in program –

    • Be an active stakeholder in the community

    • Train peer leaders


Food bank of yolo county

Food Bank of Yolo County

  • Moveable Market Program in conjunction with Yolo County Health Department

  • Distribution of nutrition education materials and Food Stamp information at Capay Valley Farmers’ Market and Yolo County Fair


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Food Bank of Yolo County

  • Moveable Market Program

    • Combined bilingual one-on-one nutrition education at 7 low-income sites (including a large migrant farm worker camp)

    • Distribution of produce

    • Cooking demonstrations & taste tests

    • Distributed nutrition newsletter with recipes


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Food Bank of Yolo County


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Yolo Food Bank Lessons Learned

  • Use simple nutrition messages


Moveable market

Yolo Food Bank Lessons Learned

Moveable Market

Survey of Moveable Market clients showed that they wanted info on how to prepare vegetables.

Lesson Learned: Provide cooking and tasting class at movable market sites.


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Yolo Food Bank Lessons Learned


Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

Yolo Food Bank Lessons Learned


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HEALTH EDUCATION COUNCIL

West Sacramento


Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

HEALTH EDUCATION COUNCIL

  • Assessed the community

  • Organized growers and land owners

  • Built a community coalition

  • Organized the Del Paso Heights Farmers market

  • Created culturally diverse education and outreach materials

  • Conducted nutrition education and cooking demonstrations at the market

  • Conducted nutrition education and youth cooking classes in conjunction with the market


Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

HEALTH EDUCATION COUNCIL-

West Sacramento

Nutrition Education & Cooking Demo

  • Introduced new fruits and vegetables to customers

  • Shared healthy cooking tips and recipes

  • Increased use of WIC Farmers Market Coupons


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HEC Youth Cooking Classes

  • Increased nutrition knowledge

  • Farm to market tours

  • How to shop for produce

  • Use of cooking utensils

  • Classes taught by trained chef

  • Students improved cooking skills


Hec lessons learned

HEC Lessons Learned

  • Make farmers nutrition educators

  • Make nutrition education cooking classes fun & interactive


Occidental college center for food justice

Occidental College, Center for Food & Justice

Implemented Harvest of the Month (HOM) to complement Farm to School in Riverside County Public Schools

Project activities included:

  • Training & support to teachers in implementing HOTM

  • Monthly taste tests of locally grown HOM produce

  • Farmer presentations in classrooms

  • Cooking in the classroom


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Occidental College, Center for Food & Justice

Additional project activities included:

  • Garden based learning

  • Promotion of the schools’ salad bars

  • Family nights featuring nutrition related activities

  • Produced Riverside Nutrition & Community Resource Guide


Occidental lessons learned

Occidental Lessons Learned

  • Build relationships with school & food service administrators, and classroom teachers

  • Change a school, change a child

    • Collaboration with School Salad Bar roll-out in Riverside County, leveraged impact of their program

  • Lasting change begins at home

    • Educate parents at school health events


Community services planning council sacramento hunger commission

Community Services Planning CouncilSacramento Hunger Commission

  • Primary objective: Create Edible Landscape Model

  • Produced Edible Landscape Toolkit

  • Provided training & consultation on replicating Edible Landscape

  • Nutrition education to pre-school & school age children

  • Produced Kennedy Estates Cook book

  • Conducted three surveys of availability & consumption of fruits & veges, and use of Edible Landscape


Edible landscape project sacramento

Edible Landscape Project-Sacramento


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Edible Landscape Project-Sacramento


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Edible Landscape Project-Sacramento

Harvest

Celebrations


Edible landscape project lessons learned

Edible Landscape ProjectLessons Learned

  • Involve residents in planning, planting, maintaining, and harvesting the Edible Landscape

  • When language and reading levels are a barrier, conduct fact-to-face surveys using translators


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The Regents of the University of California, Berkeley & the California Institute for Rural Studies

Improving Diet and Nutrition among Agricultural Workers in the Central Valley


Year 1 conducted farmworker assessment during summer winter

Year 1: Conducted Farmworker Assessment during Summer & Winter

  • Hunger

  • Diet and nutrition

  • Access to food assistance programs

  • Barriers to accessing food assistance

  • Other barriers to food security

  • Potential interventions


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U.C. Regents & the California Institute for Rural Studies

Some AssessmentResults from Year 1:

  • Rates of food insecurity higher in Winter

  • Farmworkers in this study consumed high fat diets, rates were highest in Summer

  • Farmworkers consumed high amount of sugar from sweetened beverages

  • Consumption of fruits & vegetables lowest in the Summer


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U.C. Regents & the California Institute for Rural Studies

  • Year 2: Conducted nutrition education classes for 527 farm workers

    • Used visual

      approach

    • Provided measuring

      Tools

    • Evaluated classes

      99.5% said they would

      eat more fruits & veges


Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

The Regents of the University of California & the California Institute for Rural Studies


Edie kuyper network for a healthy california dan perales san jose state university

U.C. Regents & the California Institute for Rural Studies

Years 3 & 4: Produced nutrition education Telenovela

  • Nutrition Education Classes & Telenovela focused on three main themes:

    • decrease fat consumption,

    • Increase fruit and vegetable consumption, and

    • decrease consumption of high-sugar beverages.


Nutrition education telenovela

U.C. Regents& the California Institute

for Rural Studies

NUTRITION EDUCATION TELENOVELA

Filming the Telenovela


Uc lessons learned

UC LESSONS LEARNED

  • Do face-to face surveys when language & reading levels are a barrier

  • Focus intervention on small do-able changes

    • reduce fat & sodas, increase fruits & vegetable consumption

    • Use of measuring spoons to measure oil, not pour

  • Telenovela can be done on a small budget, but editing time & costs are high


Questions answers

Questions & Answers


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