SNAP-Ed NY teaches people to shop for and cook healthy meals while on a limited budget. Our goal is to give you the tools, tips and tricks that help you make nutritious food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles. If you are looking for a class in your area click here and tell us where you live to connect with a local program.
SNAP-Ed works with many to make the healthy choice the easy choice for our communities. Are you interested in bringing SNAP-Ed programming to your agency, community or school? Click here to learn more!
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SNAP-Ed Program Opportunities
SNAP-Ed works with individuals, families, community agencies, schools, policy makers and many more to educate, empower and support change. SNAP-Ed utilizes multiple approaches to deliver healthy eating and active lifestyle messages to the community. These approaches include :
Nutrition Education: Using hands-on, interactive teaching style we offer classes on a variety of topics: healthy eating on a budget, smart shopping for vegetables and fruit, healthy meal planning, basic cooking and food safety skills, weight control and physical activity. Our teams will work with you to design programs for youth, adults and/or seniors and come directly into your agency. Programs can last anywhere from 20 minutes to 90 minutes and may include a food demonstration. We will talk with you about what is the most appropriate design for your community, school or agency.
Positive health and nutrition social marketing messages can lead to positive community-wide behavior change. Our agency creates nutrition social marketing material for all populations and provides technical assistance on placement and distribution. Contact us about how your organization can receive nutrition and obesity prevention social marketing materials.
Other community programming designed to promote healthy eating includes: SNAP-Ed goes beyond programming to support and influence community-level health promotion where we work, live, learn and play. Education can only be applied when an individual has support structures in place to do so. SNAP-Ed programs across the state work can work with you on a variety of programs:
SNAP-Ed is funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
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