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Food$mart participants learn about eating healthy and being active. Each session lasts 60 to 120 minutes depending on participants’ needs. Lessons are taught in groups.
You’ll learn about …
- Healthy eating and cooking for less
- Saving money at the grocery store
- Keeping food safe
- Being active
- Preparing tasty foods
- Planning meals
With Food$mart lessons, you will receive information on foods, recipes, and:
- Grocery shopping list
- Analysis of diet
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Food thermometer
- Graduation certificate
What is EFNEP?
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides hands-on nutrition education through a series of lessons. Each group usually meets once a week, for five to ten weeks. Best of all Food$mart is free to those who are eligible!
Who can attend?
Anyone with limited resources and young children (0 to 18 years old) living at home is qualified. If you are eligible for SNAP (food stamps), WIC, Head Start or free and reduced cost school meals, you are automatically eligible for EFNEP.