Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families

Organizations

Agricultural Marketing Service - Farmers' Markets

Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) works to maintain a current listing of farmers markets throughout the United States. Market information is provided to AMS from various sources including state market representatives, market managers, and consumers. The farmers market searchable database is updated on a regular basis.on.

California Certified Farmers' Markets

There are over 400 communities in California with Certified Farmers Markets where farmers sell their own produce to the public. Find the markets in your city, county or region on this site.

California Food Policy Advocates (CFPA)

A private nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious and affordable food.

Center for Food and Justice

A project of the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College in Los Angeles, the Center seeks to improve access to fresh and healthy foods in all communities, especially those where access is most limited. Strategies include developing and evaluating pilot programs; grassroots organizing and coalition building; and conducting research, evaluation, and policy analysis.

Community Food Security Coalition

The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a non-profit organization with over 300 member organizations that is dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food systems that ensure access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for all people at all times.

Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance II Project (FANTA-2)

Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance II Project (FANTA-2) works to improve nutrition and food security policies, strategies and programs through technical support to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners, including host country governments, international organizations and NGO implementing partners.

Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (HEN DPG)

Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (HEN DPG) is a group of dietitians and students who are current members of The American Dietetic Association, or Friends of the DPG. HEN members promote access to nutritious food and clean water from a secure and sustainable food system.

Kids Café Program

Kids Café programs provide free meals and snacks to low-income children through a variety of community locations where children already congregate—such as Boys and Girls Clubs, churches, or public schools.

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national nonprofit organization
working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the
United States and Israel.

Since 1985, MAZON has been committed to ensuring that hungry people have
access to the nutritious food they need today and working to develop and
advance long-term solutions so that no one goes hungry tomorrow.

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP)

The Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP), a statewide program based at the University of California, Davis, provides leadership and support for scientific research and education that promotes agricultural and food systems that are economically viable, sustain natural resources and biodiversity, and enhance the quality of life in the state's diverse communities.