Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is free to income eligible adults with children and if you are eligible for programs such as SNAP, WIC, or Head Start.
Distance Education with UMaine EFNEP
Are you or someone you know interested in improving you and your family’s health, saving money at the store, and learning basic nutrition tips? Are you part of a community agency that would like to host an EFNEP class through distance education?
Our educators now have the resources to conduct EFNEP nutrition education classes at a distance with the option of classes taught one-on-one or in small groups.
- Cook new recipes
- Choose healthy foods
- Save money at the grocery store
- Keep food safe to eat
- Be more active
Contact Us: You can participate in EFNEP through individual and group lessons in homes or community sites including schools. For more information contact your local county office.
The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) currently operates in all 50 states, including Maine.
EFNEP is making a difference in Maine!
Read more about program outcomes of EFNEP in Maine.
Other Nutrition Education Resources
Eat Well Newsletter: Our newsletter has timely articles along with delicious, money saving recipes for healthy eating and living.
For more information
Contact your UMaine Extension county office or
Kate Yerxa, MS, RD
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
York Complex, Building #1, Room 201
Orono, ME 04469