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Jacobe Caditz

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Jacobe Caditz

  1. 1. Sacramento Tree Foundation September 16, 2011 Engaging the Public Health Sector with Fruit Trees
  2. 2. <ul><li>Mission: To grow healthy, livable communities in the Sacramento region by building the best regional urban forest in the nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal: Plant and grow 5 million new trees in the Sacramento region </li></ul>
  3. 3. United States Department of Agriculture
  4. 4. Target Audience <ul><li>Physical Activity and Nutrition Education </li></ul><ul><li>At or below 185% of federal poverty level </li></ul><ul><li>Census tract based </li></ul>
  5. 5. What We Do <ul><li>Staff training </li></ul><ul><li>Potting trees </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership building </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum, flyers, surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Notifications </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up (surveys) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Getting the Word Out <ul><li>Energy saving Shade Tree Program </li></ul><ul><li>Door to door canvassing </li></ul><ul><li>Through our partners </li></ul>
  7. 7. Partners: Grant High School Community Gardens Project
  8. 8. Fruit Tree Celebrations <ul><li>Surveys and registration </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking demonstration and nutrition education(35 min) </li></ul><ul><li>Physical activity education (20 min) </li></ul><ul><li>Tree care (20 min)/ tree distribution/ prize giveaways </li></ul>
  9. 9. Harmony Health Center (Marysville) June 18, 2011
  10. 10. <ul><li>53 Participants, 2 Classes </li></ul><ul><li>45 Fruit Trees </li></ul>
  11. 12. Sacramento Food Bank June 22, 2011
  12. 13. <ul><li>113 Participants </li></ul><ul><li>75 Fruit Trees </li></ul>
  13. 14. How Successful Were We? Outreach to 725 homes 150 Participants Goal Result 232 Participants Outreach to 800 + homes 180 Fruit Trees (No tree goal)
  14. 15. Free Trees Apricot Fig Peach Nectarine Plum Apple Asian Pear
  15. 16. Lessons Learned <ul><li>Partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Class size </li></ul><ul><li>Kids activities </li></ul>
  16. 17. Jacobe Caditz [email_address] (916) 924-8733 ext. 105

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