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What is Food$mart (EFNEP)?

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides hands-on nutrition education through a series of Food$mart lessons. Each group usually meets once a week for six to ten weeks. Best of all Food$mart is free to those who are eligible!

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.


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.

You will 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:

  • Calendar
  • Grocery shopping list
  • Analysis of diet
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Food thermometer
  • Graduation certificate


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