Promote and/or Request Market Makeovers to improve the availability and quality of fresh produce in your neighborhood.
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Locate and promote your local farmers market to increase utilization of services and increase consumption of fresh produce.
For a list of farmers' markets that accept EBT/CalFresh in LA County, visit: https://dpss.lacounty.gov/dpss/calfresh/pdf/FarmersMarketsListing.pdf
Encourage local restaurants to participate in the Choose Health LA Restaurants program, which promotes smaller portion size and healthier children's meals options.
Learn more at: www.choosehealthla.com/eat-healthy/restaurants/
Create edible gardens in your community, by partnering with schools and/or land owners of vacant lots.
For tips to start, visit http://celosangeles.ucanr.edu/
For more information, visit: http://cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Archives of produce pointers, recipes and nutritional facts that were distributed at the Ask the Dietitian booths are listed alphabetically by fruit or vegetable name. All documents are in PDF format, with most available in Spanish. To view the documents, you will need Adobe Reader software.
Presentations & Outreach
To Request Additional Information Regarding Presentations and Outreach for the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program, Please E-mail:
Ibtisam Sirhan, MPH, CHES
Community Outreach Unit Lead