FCS Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
The Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a basic nutrition education program for low-income income families and youth offered by Seminole County University of Florida/IFAS Extension. EFNEP is a free basic nutrition program that helps parents provide nutritious food choices for their families, leading to healthy children and strong families. The program also helps low- income youth make healthy food choices for better health.
Program staff meet with participants in small groups. The classes can be held at local libraries, churches, WIC office, Health department, ESOL and GED programs.
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We work with families with young children, care givers and pregnant teens. EFNEP offers a series of six to eight classes for an hour each on:
· Choosing a balanced meal according to USDA MyPyramid recommendations.
· Saving money on food
· Food safety
· Understanding food labels
· Preparing and tasting low cost meals
· Inexpensive ways of being physical active for the whole family.
To schedule classes or find out more about our EFNEP adult program please call 407-665-5570 or email (Se habla Espanol!) or 407-665-5556
EFNEP 4-H for Youth
Hundreds of youth are reached each year through after school and summer programming.
Food for Fun! The EFNEP youth nutrition program helps youth develop into healthy adults by making teaching youth how to make good food choices related to their diet and physical activity level. In the EFNEP program, youth learn the importance of smart choices, physical activity and food safety.
To schedule classes or find out more about our EFNEP 4-H program please call 407-665-5570 or email or 407-665-5553 or email .
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