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Power of Produce Club and SNAP-Ed

Dec 14, 2018

The Power of Produce (PoP) Club is a farmers market incentive program for children that originated at Oregon City Farmers Market in Oregon City, Oregon, in 2011. The program has been put into practice at thousands of farmers markets throughout the nation.

White Earth Nation: Partnership with Substance Abuse Programs

Nov 30, 2018

White Earth Nation’s SNAP-Education program partners with the Maternal Outreach and Mitigation (MOMs) Program. This outpatient program helps moms gain the skills they need to overcome drug addictions. The SNAP-Ed program is successful because it meets specific nutrition education needs. Clients receive culturally grounded nutrition information to help them follow a healthy diet after achieving sobriety. They also learn to cook for themselves and their children. 

Families in Colorado Shop and Eat Healtheir

Nov 30, 2018

Cooking Matters is helping families in Colorado to shop and eat healthier. In partnership with SNAP-Ed, Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters teaches participants to shop smarter.

SNAP-Ed Helps Kids be More Active by Transforming Playgrounds!

Nov 21, 2018

In Colusa County California, SNAP-Ed works with 2 preschools to help young children to eat healthy foods and be active. The health department’s Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch worked with 2 preschools to improve their outdoor playgrounds and gardens.

UC CalFresh and 4-H Partner to Develop Student Chefs in Sutter and Yuba Counties!

Nov 21, 2018

Basic food preparation skills are important for children to learn in order to eat well and maintain good health.  Teaching kids how to choose, prepare, and cook healthy foods is a priority for the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (NEP) and the 4-H Youth Development Program (YDP) in Sutter and Yuba Counties. 

SNAP-Ed Partnerships bring School Farm-to-School Meals

Nov 19, 2018

From 2015-2017, SNAP-Ed partners in Marin County developed a School Farm-to-Cafeteria Program. The program provides fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to San Rafael school cafeterias. The program met important needs in the community...

Leveraging Technology to Deliver Tailored SNAP-Ed Messages

Oct 31, 2018

UCONN School and Family SNAP-Ed collaborated with the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford for this project. This project supports healthy behaviors in high-need children receiving healthcare in the urban Pediatric Emergency Department (PED). When they visit, PED, children and families enjoy a fun online survey about dietary behaviors. Based on their responses, the family receives unique diet and physical activity messages.