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Celebrate Your Plate: Ohio SNAP-Ed’s Social Marketing Thrives Throughout COVID-19

Apr 22, 2022

The Ohio SNAP-Ed Social Marketing Campaign, Celebrate Your Plate (CYP), provides budget-friendly recipes, shopping and cooking tips, and around town resources through our website, CelebrateYourPlate.org.  CYP recipes and resources are used in direct education and media efforts throughout Ohio.  SNAP-eligible families can turn to CYP as a trusted, friendly source of knowledge and information as they try to increase their fruit and vegetable consumption.

St. Anselm’s Food Pantry Partnership Fills the Need for Healthy Food Access and Nutrition Security

Apr 21, 2022

St. Anselm’s Food Pantry is now able to serve more people with extended hours and more nutritious foods. Through coordination with partners, they installed refrigeration equipment, maintained a safe setting during the COVID 19 pandemic, and provided resources and signage so clients feel comfortable visiting the Pantry. Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), CalFresh Healthy Living staff provided recipes and nutrition education. The Pantry clients are now able to prepare healthy meals with the food they receive. Clients can also obtain additional food for their families thanks to referrals to food assistance programs.

Food Pantry Clients Try New Foods

Apr 19, 2022

Many Iowa food pantries promote healthy habits! Pantry clients can try new foods through food samplings, recipe kits, and fresh produce donations, thanks to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach SNAP-Ed. 

The Great Potato Harvest 2021

Feb 23, 2022

Baked, boil, mashed, grilled, roasted…oh, there are so many ways to enjoy potatoes! In the fall of 2021, freshly dug potatoes at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) were harvested and sent to food pantries across the state.

Creating A More Accessible Community Health Hub

Feb 23, 2022

Shreveport residents with disabilities now have greater access to fresh produce, preventive healthcare, physical activity, and community involvement. This is thanks to accessibility improvements made at a local community health hub. All residents can now learn how to make healthful lifestyle choices while receiving free health screenings and building meaningful connections with their neighbors.

Eating Well at Home with Elena

Feb 23, 2022

Elena is one person who joined a direct opportunity through SNAP-Ed. Elena is a mom of 4 boys and she had some health concerns in her family, so she jumped at the opportunity to learn about healthy eating on a budget. She was concerned about the amounts of fat, sugar and salt her family was consuming. She wanted to learn healthier alternatives for how to cook for her family rather than how she grew up. 

Increasing Food Access During a Pandemic

Feb 15, 2022

Early in the pandemic, members of the Central Florida Alliance to End Hunger Food Access Working Group realized a growing need for access to healthy food in their community. The group planned for a new produce distribution site in a high-need area of East Winter Garden, Florida.