Food Nutrition and Basics Skills (FNBS) is part of the Basic Needs Initiative on campus. Many students come into the university environment new to nutrition, food preparation, grocery shopping, and budgeting. Learning these skills can help increase students' food security and teach sustainable eating habits. 

Join us and our partners in learning how to cook, eat balanced meals, stretch your grocery budget , while developing your relationship with the environment. FNBS offer our multi week series UCSB Cooks for beginners looking to build foundational skills in the kitchen. We also offer standalone workshops with campus and community partners, as well as weekly fruit distribution.

If you would like more information or to get involved with FNBS, email Mallory Russell at malloryrussell@ucsb.edu