What is SNAP-Ed
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) is a federally funded program authorized through the Farm Bill and administered by the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. SNAP-Ed supports obesity prevention and nutrition education through policy, systems and environmental approaches and direct education where community members with limited-incomes eat, learn, live, play and shop.
- SNAP-Ed provides hands-on, culturally sensitive nutrition education at schools where 50% or more of the students receive free or reduced-price meals.
- SNAP-Ed collaborates with partners to support access and distribution of healthy emergency food options.
- SNAP-Ed teaches youth and adults to develop skills and behaviors to select, prepare and consume healthy meals.
Through workshops and community outreach, SNAP-Ed is making a difference. Check out the impact Clark County and Region 5 have made.
Follow the link to Washington State SNAP-Ed website for recipes and resources.
SNAP-Ed is funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more call 1-877-501-233 or visit http://foodhelp.wa.gov
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