Raw salmon, vegetables, nuts and grains on a counter

Smart Snacking During

COVID-19 Quarantine

Get tips for healthy at-home snacks


Good Food Is Good Medicine

The Farm-to-Fork movement has quickly swept over Northern California, with the focus being ingredients that are sustainable and healthy. Given that UC Davis Health is situated centrally in the Sacramento Valley, we wanted to take advantage of the high-quality, nutritious foods produced by local farmers and ranchers.

Promoting a healthy community through food is a major focus at UC Davis Health. Here, you will find recipes to delicious and sustainable meals and blog posts on ways to maintain good health through the things we eat — because good food is good medicine.

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Why NorCal's bounty is vital to feed patients

Our kitchen relies on Northern California farmers to feed patients, staff and visitors, giving you the benefit of knowing where your food comes from.

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How farm-to-fork has helped during pandemic

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, UC Davis Medical Center’s kitchen staff has proven a healthy and beneficial food procurement model works.

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Ways to safely grocery shop during COVID-19

Should you wipe down groceries or wear gloves? UC Davis food virologist sets the record straight on grocery shopping amid COVID-19.

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Is it safe to eat takeout amid COVID-19?

A UC Davis expert dispells rumors about getting food to go and how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.