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Bike Rodeos Across Alabama Encourage Safe, Fun, Lifelong Physical Activity

Nov 02, 2022

Opportunities for youth and adults to be physically active are always in demand.  Three SNAP-Ed educators in Alabama made it their missions to provide an outlet for physical activity that was healthy, safe, and fun! With donated bikes, obstacle courses, and plenty of water to keep everybody hydrated, these educators hosted bike rodeos in their communities.

Older Adults in North Carolina Stay Healthy and Active with SNAP-Ed

Oct 07, 2022

SNAP-Ed health educators at the Poe Center for Health Education have partnered with congregate meal sites in their region to help keep their participants healthy and moving.  Through a 16-week evidence-based exercise program entitled Stay Strong Stay Healthy (SSSH), participants develop the fitness, flexibility, and balance needed to live independently longer.

In Tennessee, SNAP-Ed Gives Participants in Alternative Corrections Programs Skills for Healthy Living

Oct 07, 2022

For many people, budgeting, meal planning, and cooking can be a difficult process. For those with previous incarceration, this process can be especially challenging. Tennessee State University’s (TSU) SNAP-Ed program is working with alternative corrections programs to help previous offenders, many who have struggled with substance abuse, gain skills and confidence to plan, shop, and prepare healthy foods.   

Kentucky SNAP-Ed Helps with Shepherd’s Shelter Victory Garden

Oct 07, 2022

When the pandemic hit in 2020 the Governor challenged the Kentucky Extension and Nutrition Education Program to help promote Victory Gardens in Kentucky. Victory Gardens were started during the World Wars to help decrease the effect of food rations and increase fresh food supply.

Creative Health Solutions for a Louisiana Community Center

Sep 01, 2022

The Washington Parish LSU AgCenter SNAP-Ed program partnered with a community center in Bogalusa, LA to encourage year-round physical activity and respond to an urgent need for safe drinking water.  They did this by creating hydration stations and providing portable, indoor physical activity mats.

Partnering to Promote Food Security - Virginia Fresh Match

Jun 17, 2022

Across Virginia, SNAP-Ed helps promote SNAP match programs at SNAP-accepting farmers markets. To do this, Virginia SNAP-Ed formed a partnership with Virginia Fresh Match and the Virginia Farmers Market Association. These collaborations contributed to increased sales and SNAP redemption at farmers markets.