Healthy food plate

Healthy food plate

Family preparing meal together

Family preparing meal together

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP is a free program designed to assist limited-resource families learn how to eat healthy meals on a budget, make better food choices, increase physical activity, thereby improving nutritional well-being.

  • Sessions are one hour, once per week for six to eight weeks and can be held at a community center, school, place of worship or in a home
  • Participants earn a certificate upon completing at least six sessions
  • Topics include stretching food dollars, food safety, reducing salt and sugar intake and making simple, healthy meals for a family, among other topics.

The EFNEP program is funded by USDA through Cornell University.

Contact

Janie Greenwald
Nutrition Educator, Master Food Preserver
jhg238@cornell.edu

Last updated January 10, 2017