RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY CALENDAR | riversideca.gov/calendar

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION | riversidetransit.com | (951) 565-5000 | Riverside Transit Agency (RTA), bus routes.

RIVERSIDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE | 3985 University Avenue, Riverside 92501 | riverside-chamber.com | (951) 683-7100

G.R.E.E.N. Greater Riverside Environmental Engagement Network | RiversideGreenNetwork.net | Facebook: RiversideGreenFestivalandSummit

WOOD STREETS GREEN TEAM | woodstreetsgreenteam.org | Promoting sustainable living in Riverside, California.

INLAND EMPIRE FOREST COUNCIL | inlandurbanforestcouncil.org

BE WATER WISE, Southern California Water Agencies | BeWaterWise.com

MASTER PRESERVERS | Contact University of California Cooperative Extension | ceriverside.ucanr.edu

GRIST AND TOLL | 990 South Arroyo Parkway #1, Pasadena 91105 | gristandtoll.com | info@gristandtoll.com | (626) 441-7400 | The first urban flour mill in the greater Los Angeles area in over 100 years.

LOCAL HARVEST | localharvest.org

FARMERS MARKETS AND DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER MARKETING | ams.usda.gov/services/local-regional/farmers-markets-and-direct-consumer-marketing

LOCAL FOOD DIRECTORY | ams.usda.gov/services/local-regional/food-directories/

KNOW YOUR FARMER, KNOW YOUR FOOD (KYF2) | usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=KNOWYOURFARMER

GLEANERS FOR GOOD | (951) 290-7327

ETTA MAE GOURMET | Laurie Anderson | P.O. Box 344, Riverside 92502 | ettamaegourmet@gmail.com | (951) 662-4999 | Local food artisan makes homemade jams, jellies.

HUNNEEDEES BAKING | Deana Arellano | hunneedee@gmail.com | (951) 295-3070 | Kids baking parties and education in the science of baking and food safety. Baking for weddings, dessert tables.

JUNIPER JAMMERY | Ann M. Richmond | P.O. Box 1387, Riverside 92502 | ann@randinc.com | (951) 202-8987 | Jams with no sugars or preservatives, Jojoba skin care and soap.

GOAT RODEO SOAP | Janice Lake | goatrodeosoap.com | info@goatrodeosoap.com | (626) 826-3204 | Find at Downtown Riverside Farmers’ Market. Handcrafted soap from goat milk. All ingredients are natural: raw milk, essential oils, herbs, spices, and botanicals.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH FOOD PANTRY | 9AM-11:30AM Monday-Friday | 5250 Central Avenue (at Palm), Riverside 92504 | (951) 687-8146 | ID and Social Security cards for all family members. Has refrigerators.

ARLINGTON TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOOD PANTRY | 11AM-4PM Monday and Wednesday, 10AM-1PM Tuesday and Thursday | 9000 Arlington Avenue, Riverside 92503 | (951) 689-5620 | Nonprofit organization. Has refrigerators and freezers.

THE CONCERNED FAMILY | 5055 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside 92507 | (951) 774-2060

CATHOLIC CHARITIES | 3020 Madison Street, Riverside 92504 | (951) 689-1803

CASA BLANCA HOME OF NEIGHBORLY SERVICE FOOD PANTRY | 7:30PM-9:30PM, second and fourth Thursday | 7680 Casa Blanca Street, Riverside 92504 | (951) 688-3043 | No refrigerators. Bring bag or box.

COMMUNITY SETTLEMENT FOOD PANTRY | 11AM Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 4366 Bermuda, Riverside 92507 | Sign up in advance, in person. Hot meals. Has refrigeration.

FEEDING AMERICA | 2950 Jefferson Street Suite B, Riverside 92504 | feedingamericaie.org | (951) 359-4757 | Food distribution to nonprofits. Accepts donations (call).

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH | 5:30PM-6:30PM Wednesdays | 3504 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside 92501 | FCCRiverside.org | Hot meal.

ARLINGTON SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST FOOD PANTRY | 5-day supply, once a month, five times a year | 8778 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside 92503 | (951) 688-6630

KANSAS AVENUE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST FOOD PANTRY | 9AM-12PM first Monday | 4491 Kansas Avenue, Riverside 92507 | (951) 682-9810 | 92507 residents only, ID required.

MAGNOLIA CENTER CHURCH OF CHRIST FOOD PANTRY | 5PM third Sunday | 6160 Riverside Avenue, Riverside 92506 | (951) 686-4343

QUEEN OF ANGELS CHURCH | 9AM-11AM Thursdays | 4824 Jones Avenue, Riverside 92505 | Emergency food, call for hours.

RIVERSIDE CITY MISSION | 3878 6th Street (Chicago and 12th Street), Riverside 92501 | (951) 341-5055 | 10-day emergency food supply. Order taken the third Friday of the month, pick-up Saturdays.

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH | Monday, Wednesday, Friday (call for times) | 2911 9th Street, Riverside 92507 | (951) 684-7532 | Hot meal.

BEGINNING FARMERS FARM BUSINESS PLANNING | www.beginningfarmers.org/farm-business-planning

DEVELOPING A FARM BUSINESS PLAN | www.extension.psu.edu/business/ag-alternatives/farm-management/developing-a-business-plan/extension_publication_file

COTTAGE FOOD OPERATION INFORMATION | www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/pages/fdbcottagefood.aspx

RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH | www.rivcoeh.org/forms | (888) 722-4234 | Food handling forms and more.

INLAND EMPIRE SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER | iesmallbusiness.com | (951) 781-2345

INLAND EMPIRE WOMEN’S BUSINESS CENTER | iewbc.org | (909) 890-1242

INLAND EMPIRE BUSINESS COUNSELING AND CONSULTING SERVICE (SCORE) | www.inlandempire.score.org | (951) 652-4350 | SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. Resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Free counseling, information.

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA) | Santa Ana District Office | www.sba.gov/offices/district/ca/santa-ana/ | (714) 550-7420

CA RARE FRUIT GROWERS, Inland Empire Chapter | crfg-ie.org

MASTER GARDENERS, UC COOPERATIVE EXTENSION | ucanr.edu/sites/RiversideMG/ | (helpline) (951) 683-6491 ext. 231

MASTER COMPOSTERS, RIVERSIDE COUNTY WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT | www.rcwaste.org/composting/how/ | (951) 486-3200

RIVERSIDE GARDEN COUNCIL | Facebook: RiversideCommunityGardens | riversidegardencouncil@gmail.com

UC AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES CATALOG | anrcatalog.ucanr.edu | (800) 994-8849 | Tried and True or Something New? Selected Citrus Varieties for the Home Gardener, anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/Details.aspx?itemNo=8472

CALIFORNIA GARDEN WEB | cagardenweb.ucanr.edu

COMPOST, ORGANIC FERTILIZERS, AND REUSE

JONG’S ORGANIC FERTILIZERS | www.shop.jongs.com | David Smith | david@jongs.com | (909) 809-2247

BURRTEC | Material Recovery Facility, Agua Mansa Transfer Station | 1830 Agua Mansa Road, Riverside 92509 | www.burrtec.com/organic-and-food | Compost and mulch.

FIRST 5 LOVING SUPPORT BREASTFEEDING PROGRAM | lovingsupport.org | Call a counselor 24 hours a day at (888) 451-2499 | Loving support provides encouragement and assistance to new mothers to help make breastfeeding successful. Training to provided for employers, childcare sites, and medical care providers.

FIRST 5 NUTRITION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR CHILDCARE (NAP SACC) | www.rivco-nutrition.org/nap-sacc | NAP SACC is an obesity prevention program that helps childcare facilities improve their nutrition and physical activity programs.

FIRST 5 ASTHMA MANAGEMENT PROGRAM | rivcoasthma.org | The goal of this initiative is to reduce the netative impact of asthma and asthma-like conditions on children, so they can be successful in school. For Riverside County children 0-5 years old. Provided by the Riverside County Department of Public Health.

FRESH, FIT AND FUN | 3900 Main Street, Riverside 92522 | www.riversideca.gov/mayor/fitfreshfunforum | Eddy Jara | ejara@riversideca.gov | (951) 826-5813 | Resources, plus Walk and Bike with the Mayor.

EASTSIDE HEAL ZONE | www.healthyriversidecounty.org | The Eastside neighborhood in the city of Riverside is one of 17 Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Zones activating residents and organizations in community efforts for healthy living. Funded by Kaiser Permanente.

HARVEST OF THE MONTH | www.harvestofthemonth.com | Highlights a variety of seasonal produce items grown in California, featuring free newsletters that include gardening, cooking, science, reading, and other topics.

TOBACCO CONTROL PROJECT | rivcotcp.org

NUTRITION EDUCATION AND OBESITY PREVENTION (NEOP) | www.cachampionsforchange.cdph.ca.gov | NEOP is part of the statewide “Champions for Change” campaign focused in low-income communities to create environments that support fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity.

NUTRITION AND HEALTH PROMOTION and the RIVERSIDE COUNTY NUTRITION ACTION PLAN (CNAP) | rivco-nutrition.org | (951) 358-5311 | Help build healthier and more physically active communities in Riverside County.

RETHINK YOUR DRINK | www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/cpns/Pages/RethinkYourDrink.aspx | Educates consumers about healthy drink options.

Sponsor! WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

RIVERSIDE COUNTY HEALTH COALITION | healthyriversidecounty.org | A collaborative committed to policy development and advocacy, environmental change, and community empowerment for healthy lifestyles.

RIVERSIDE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH | rivcoph.org | Text 4 Baby app: text4baby.org | The free Text4baby app makes it easy to get critical health and safety information.

Sponsor! RIVERSIDE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SYSTEM

WOMEN, INFANTS & CHILDREN (WIC) | rivhero.com | (800) 455-4942 | Helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well, stay healthy and be active with peer support, nutrition education and coupons for healthy foods.

WIC BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELOR PROGRAM | Facebook: WICatwork | WIC@Work aims to make the breastfeeding mother’s transition from home to work successful, with help of a Board Certified Lactation Consultant.

NUTRITION NEWS | Gurumantra Khalsa | (951) 784-7500 | Subscriptions, memberships, ebooks, guides, webinars, books.

CALIFORNIA CITRUS STATE HISTORIC PARK | 9400 Dufferin Avenue (at Van Buren), Riverside 92504 | www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=649 | The park and museum recapture the time when “Citrus was King,” and showcase the importance of the citrus industry in Southern California.

RIVERSIDE-CORONA RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT | 4500 Glenwood Drive Building A, Riverside 92501 (at the corner of 14th Street) | www.rcrcd.org | (951) 683-7691 | Educational materials and mini-grants for school gardens are provided free of charge to teachers, students, and home schooling families who reside or work within the RCRCD. Order forms at www.rcrcd.org/#For_Youth/ or call extension 207.

Visit the LandUse Learning Center (LLC), a 3-acre garden that demonstrates sustainable practices for the three main land uses of Southern California: native habitats, urban areas, and agriculture. Learn about sustainable agriculture in the Agricultural Area, and see crops that thrive in the local climate. Plants are labeled, so pick up plant lists for each area, and other free materials. Facebook: Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District.

4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM | 4h.ucanr.edu | 21150 Box Springs Road Suite 202, Moreno Valley 92557 | Riverside Office (951) 683-6491 ext. 229 | Claudia Carrasco Diaz (951) 683-6491 ext. 222

RIVERSIDE CITIZEN SCIENCE | Facebook: Riverside Citizen Science

RIVERSIDE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM and HERITAGE HOUSE | www.riversideca.gov/museum

RIVERSIDE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (RUSD) NUTRITION SERVICES | www.rusdlink.org/domain/69 | (951) 352-6740 | The RUSD Farm to School Program is a practice-based intervention designed to promote healthy eating in children by increasing the availability of fruits and vegetables in school lunches and by providing nutrition education to increase knowledge of and improve attitudes toward eating a variety of locally grown produce.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE | Riverside and San Bernardino Counties | enviroedcollaborative.com | Facebook: E E Collaborative

RIVERSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY | www.riversideca.gov/library | (951) 826-5201

RIVERSIDE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM | rivlib.info/riverside-county-library-system | (951) 369-3003

WESTERN MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICT | School grants for water study: wmwd.com/149/scholarships-grants

EARTH EN REGEN | earthenregen.org | (909) 529-2129 | Local non-profit organization that assists with education projects.

MASTER GARDENER TRAINING PROGRAM | UC Cooperative Extension | ucanr.edu/sites/RiversideMG/How_To_Become_A_ Master_Gardener | Rosa Olaiz | rmolaiz@ucanr.edu | (951) 683-6491 ext. 230 | Formal training and continuing education provided to volunteers who extend research based horticultural information and sustainable gardening practices to the public.

ONLINE AGRICULTURE EDUCATION RESOURCES

THE CITRUS EXPERIMENT STATION | cnas.ucr.edu/about/history/ces.html

CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION FOR AG IN THE CLASSROOM | www.cfaitc.org | learnaboutag.org

GROWING SCHOOL GARDENS | www.edWeb.net /schoolgardens | A professional learning and social network.

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL GARDEN NETWORK | www.csgn.org/california

NATIONAL GARDENING ASSOCIATION | garden.org

KIDS GARDENING | kidsgardening.org

SCHOOL GARDENS AND NATIVE PLANTS | www.cnps.org/cnps/grownative/school_gardens.php

CALIFORNIA FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM | California Department of Education | www.cde.ca.gov/ls/nu/he/farmtoschool.asp

THE EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD PROJECT | edibleschoolyard.org | Connects educators around the world to build and share a K-12 edible education curriculum.

HIGHER EDUCATION

CAL BAPTIST UNIVERSITY FOOD INNOVATION CENTER | bit.ly/23i1qXi

CAL POLY POMONA COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE | www.cpp.edu/~agri/departments/index.shtml

CAL POLY SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE TRAINING PROGRAM AT ARCHI’S ACRES | archisacres.com/page/sat-program

ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY | www.csusm.edu/temecula/certificate programs/ELI/education_training/index.html | (760)750-3020

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CULINARY ACADEMY | rcc.edu/departments/careertech/appliedtech/Pages/Culinary.aspx | (951) 328-3663

UCR SUSTAINABILITY | sustainability.ucr.edu | See: Seeds of Change, Menus of Change.

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA GLOBAL FOOD INITIATIVE | universityofcalifornia.edu/global-food-initiative

UCR CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE AND FOOD ENTERPRISE (CAFE) | cafe.ucr.edu