The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education: Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed is a free nutrition education program serving participants and low-income individuals eligible to receive SNAP benefits or other means-tested Federal assistance programs throughout Ohio. Nationally, SNAP-Ed operates in 50 states, plus 2 territories, and targets individuals (youth and adults), and families. SNAP-Ed is funded by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service https://www.fns.usda.gov/and serves in partnership with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services https://jfs.ohio.gov/and Ohio State University Extension. The goal is to improve the likelihood that families and individuals who receive SNAP benefits (SNAP) will make healthy food choices and choose active lifestyles.

 

Learn more about SNAP-Ed by visiting https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/nutrition/snap-ed and https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/

Visit the Celebrate Your Plate website https://celebrateyourplate.org/for tips on saving time and money when you're shopping, cooking and gardening.  You will also find recipes for low-cost, tasty meals that everyone in your family will enjoy.

For more information please contact Carina Dickens, Program Assistant, SNAP-Ed: dickens55.osu.edu