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Health & Wellness

Program Contact: Meike Johnson, Food$ense Program Manager
(509) 524-2685 •

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

Food $ense is a nutrition education program that teaches youth and adults with limited incomes skills and behaviors to eat healthy and maximize the value of their food dollars and food assistance benefits.

Food $ense partners with community agencies to reach eligible youth and adults, complementing the food assistance programs by working directly with people to provide education that builds skills needed to provide themselves and their families with nutritious, low-cost, and safe food.

Nutrition Websites – English and Spanish

SNAP-Ed Partners

Our partners include 4 counties with 8 different school districts:
  • Asotin County
    • 1 School District: 3 Elementary Schools
  • Benton-Franklin Counties
    • 4 School Districts: 12 Elementary Schools; 2 Middle Schools; 2 High Schools
  • Walla Walla County
    • 3 School Districts: 6 Elementary Schools; 1 Middle School
Teaching locations available for the adult population in each county include:
  • Asotin County
    • 1 Food Bank (Asotin County Food Bank)
  • Benton-Franklin Counties
    • 1 Food Bank (Connell Food Bank); 1 Community Garden; 1 Housing Community (Tierra Vida)
  • Walla Walla County
    • 1 Food Bank (BMAC Food Bank); 2 Senior Housing Communities (Whitman Court Apartments & Garden Court Apartments); Summer Program (Valle Lindo Homes)