"The EFNEP classes helped me to understand how to save money on a tight budget by planning ahead."
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) offered by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is aimed at providing practical, hands-on nutrition education. EFNEP delivers nutrition education in four core areas: diet quality and physical activity, food resource management, food safety, and food security.
EFNEP includes programming to a diverse audience of children, youth, adults, and families with limited financial resources and who are eligible for Food Assistance programs such as WIC, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), AFDC, or Head Start. The primary audiences are:
EFNEP for Children and Youth
Through hands-on learning activities, EFNEP helps children and youth:
EFNEP children and youth learn to:
What does EFNEP provide?
Adult participants in EFNEP learn how to:
EFNEP offers optional lessons addressing: