SNAP-Ed Program

WHAT IS SNAP-ED?

 

SNAP-Ed is the nutrition education and obesity prevention component of SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps. It is part of the U.S. domestic hunger safety net and provides economic benefits to eligible, low-income individuals and families for food purchases. Contact us to learn more about the benefits participation can provide.

SNAP-ED SERVICES

 

Our nutrition education programs provide research-based nutrition education that coincides with the USDA Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate Food Guidance System. Year round, our programs are available and innovatively tailored to meet our communities’ nutritional needs. Our programs include:

  • Nutrition Education
  • Food Safety
  • Healthy Recipes
  • Physical Activity
  • Gardening
  • Community Involvement

SNAP-Ed is the nutrition promotion and obesity prevention component of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the U.S. domestic hunger safety net formerly known as Food Stamps that provides economic benefits to eligible, low-income individuals and families for food purchases.

It is a federally funded grant program that supports evidence-based nutrition education and obesity prevention interventions and projects for persons eligible for SNAP through complementary direct education, multi-level interventions, and community and public health approaches to improve nutrition.

SNAP-Ed is the nutrition education and obesity prevention component of SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps. It is part of the U.S. domestic hunger safety net and provides economic benefits to eligible, low-income individuals and families for food purchases. Contact us to learn more about the benefits participation can provide.

Click on the computer below to visit S.U. SNAP-Ed Program's official website at www.suagnutrition.com for events, publications, resources, videos and more!

 

For more information, contact:

 

Joshua B. McDonald, MPA
Nutrition Education Programs Coordinator and Extension Associate (SNAP-Ed & EFNEP)
State Office (EBR)
P.O. Box 10010
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Office: (225) 771-4302
Email: joshua_mcdonald@suagcenter.com
facebook.com/suagnutriti0n
www.suagnutrition.com

 

Si-Arah McCray, MHA
Field Coordinator & Extension Associate (SNAP-Ed)
State Office (EBR)
P.O. Box 10010
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
Office: (225) 771-6237
Email: siarah_mccray@suagcenter.com
facebook.com/suagnutriti0n
www.suagnutrition.com

 

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