San Benito County

Health & Human Services Agency

Hollister, California

CalFresh Healthy Living

CalFresh Health Living Nutrition Program

The CalFresh Healthy Living Program aims to inspire and empower underserved populations to improve their health and the health of their communities through healthy eating and active living. The program facilitates this through education, policy, systems and environmental (PSE) change strategies and community change in partnership with various community organizations.
CalFresh Healthy Living supports a California where everyone is healthy, active, and nourished. CalFresh Healthy Living empowers under-resourced California families to make informed choices about nutrition and physical activity. CalFresh Healthy Living at the national level is known as SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education).

CalFresh Healthy Living empowers SBC residents by:


  • Providing nutrition education for adults and children in various settings
  • Collaborating with elementary schools and afterschool programs
  • Community engagement with community-based organizations, after school centers, etc.
  • Promoting the Rethink Your Drink campaign, a healthy beverage initiative which promotes decreasing the consumption of sugary beverages and encourages public to drink more water
  • Physical Activity promotion and integration along with nutrition education
  • Food Demonstrations and Taste Tests in community and school settings Provide technical assistance and trainings to partners with nutrition and physical activity implementation
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to committees in schools and school districts
  • Collaborate with members of the Wellness Coalition of San Benito County, Safe Kids Coalition of San Benito County, and the Oral Health Advisory Committee
  • Partner alongside schools and community-based organizations to create nutrition and physical activity supporting Policy, Systems and Environmental (PSE) changes in San Benito County.


Find tips, recipes, and learn more about CalFresh Healthy Living here:
SBC Food Resource Guide/Guía de Recursos Alimentarios
CDPH Nutrition and Physical Activity Branch:
USDA SNAP-Ed Connection:
USDA MyPlate:
MiPlato en Español:
Beverage Breakdown Calculator:
It’s Picnic Day, Potter! (Bilingual E-book):
For more information on San Benito County’s CalFresh Healthy Living program, please call (831)-637-5367
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