SNAP-Ed Partners With Local Agencies to Make Impacts

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Our Nutrition Educators work closely with community agencies to help residents improve eating patterns by making a healthy choice in food selection. Juliet (pictured on the left) loves to share recipes that utilize local produce during an event hosted by MANNA FoodBank.

MANNA received a large grant from Mission Health to refer food insecure individuals to resources and events. Live cooking demonstrations and direct education encouraged or provided a ‘nudge’ to choose nutritious foods and make healthier choices while visiting the food bank. Read more about this successful program to build a culture of health here.

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Photo of Jayne McBurney, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJayne McBurneyTechnology & Social Media (919) 816-7304 jayne_mcburney@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences - NC State University
Posted on Mar 13, 2018
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