Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program – Adult Series

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EFNEP AdultsEFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) helps Adult Participants learn skills and strategies to feed their family nutritious meals on a limited budget and improve their overall health. The skills learned also help families learn how to change behaviors that place them at risk for being overweight and the diseases associated with being overweight like heart disease and diabetes. In partnership with the Eat Smart Move More NC initiative, EFNEP Educators help families and youth adopt positive health behaviors to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. EFNEP is a program of the Cooperative Extension Service through NC State University and N.C. A&T State University.

This will be a series of 5 classes offered once a week on Wednesday, beginning February 24, 2021, and ending on March 24, 2021. Each class will begin at 1 and end at 2 p.m. Participants must be at least 18 years old. All registrants required to complete the pre-survey before the first class and are encouraged to attend all 5 classes. Click to register for this course.

Participants learn to:

  • Save money at the grocery store;
  • Eat more meals at home;
  • Prepare healthy and tasty meals for their families;
  • Control portion sizes;
  • Improve the diets of family members;
  • Keep food safe, reducing waste and foodborne illness;
  • Use leftovers;
  • Move more every day;
  • Move more and watch less; and
  • Replace sugary beverages with healthy options.

After completing the classes, you will receive:

  • A certificate of completion from NC EFNEP, N.C. Cooperative Extension, NC State University, and N.C. A&T State University;
  • A cookbook of quick and healthy recipes full of valuable tips to help you save money and prepare food safely; and
  • Skills that help you feed your family better for less.

For further questions contact:
Augusta Washington – awashin2@ncsu.edu
Judith Garcia – jcgarcia@ncsu.edu