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Food Smarts Adults

Program Contact: Linda Mathews, SNAP-Ed Program Manager
(253) 798-7154 •

Developed by Leah’s Pantry, Food Smarts is an interactive, learner-center program that focuses on eating the rainbow, whole foods, drinking water, sleep, exercise, and lean protein sources. The program is offered as a 5 or 6 lesson series that can range from 30 to 90 minutes. Number of interactive activities and cooking component are dependent on lesson time.

Lesson topics include:

  • SMART goals
  • Dietary choices: balanced meals, reducing added sugars, healthy snacking, how to read a nutrition label
  • Culinary literacy: reading and adapting recipes, knife skills, food safety
  • Food resource management: budgeting, meal planning, access to SNAP benefits
  • Physical activity


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, 1-877-501-2233. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact Linda Mathews SNAP-Ed Manager, at or (253) 798-7154 at least two weeks prior to the event.[/textblock][/column][/row]