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Food and Nutrition Education Program

Joan Miller, Extension Education
Georgia Richardson, Nutrition Instructor

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Programp (EFNEP) is a special program for limited resource families. Persons eligible are families with children under the age of 18. Home visits by a trained nutrition instructor provides person-to-person assistance on the following:

  • Nutrition education
  • Food buying
  • Food preparation
  • Preparation of nutritious meals
  • Food storage and sanitation

Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a food and nutrition education program for persons eligible for or receiving food stamps/cash out. FNP provides education in:

  • Nutrition
  • Food selection
  • Budgeting
  • Food safety
  • Sanitation

It also acquaints participants with available local services. The FNP audiences and educational activities in each county are based on community needs and decisions. Activities are supported by collaborations with community human service agencies. On site groups and one-on-one instruction is offered.

Food Preservation, Safety and Nutrition - answer questions on food safety and nutrition concerns.

For more food safety information, check out this site: foodsafe.fshn.msu.edu

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