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Family Nutrition Program (FNP)

FNP is a nutrition education program for individuals and families who are receiving or are eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. 

The FNP helps individuals and families select nutritious foods that fit within a limited budget. 

Nutrition educators meet participants in many settings including county Social Services offices, WIC clinics, Head Start, food pantries, schools, senior meal sites and public health clinics.   

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP is a nutrition education program for families with young children. 

Families enroll in EFNEP and learn about healthy food choices, food safety and stretching the food dollar through a series of lessons.

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Empowers North Dakota Families to Lead Healthier Lives

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Empowers North Dakota Families to Lead Healthier Lives

Low-income parents who participate in EFNEP gain valuable skills to feed their families healthfully and economically, which not only benefits them but all of North Dakota by decreasing the need for public assistance and the collective health care costs of poor nutrition.

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Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Helps North Dakota Families Eat Better for Less

Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Helps North Dakota Families Eat Better for Less

Families receiving food assistance who participate in FNP gain valuable skills to eat healthfully and economically, which not only benefits them but all of North Dakota by decreasing the need for public assistance and the collective health care costs of poor nutrition.

Family Nutrition Program (FNP) Helps North Dakota Families Eat Better for Less - Read More…

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP): Empowering Families and Youth to Lead Healthier Lives

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP): Empowering Families and Youth to Lead Healthier Lives

The NDSU Extension Service offers the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to North Dakota families at risk for food insecurity. EFNEP focuses on working with limited resource adults with children in the household and youth from homes with limited resources. Here is a summary of the impacts EFNEP made in North Dakota in 2014.

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP): Empowering Families and Youth to Lead Healthier Lives - Read More…

Family Nutrition Program (FNP): Helping Low Resource Families and Youth Make Healthy Choices

Family Nutrition Program (FNP): Helping Low Resource Families and Youth Make Healthy Choices

The NDSU Extension Service offers SNAP-Ed through the Family Nutrition Program (FNP) to individuals who are recipients of or eligible for SNAP benefits. Through a series of lessons or one-time programs, FNP educators use evidence-based content to teach participants nutrition-related knowledge and skills. Here is a summary of the impacts FNP made in North Dakota in 2014.

Family Nutrition Program (FNP): Helping Low Resource Families and Youth Make Healthy Choices - Read More…

The EFNEP Promotes Positive Change

The EFNEP Promotes Positive Change

Two graduates from the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) share their experiences and how the program made an impact.

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