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. EFNEP is also offered in Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Hancock, Oxford, Penobscot, Sagadahoc, Somerset, and York counties.
- 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 in Kennebec County
contact Debbie Barnett.
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
Online 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 basic nutrition tips?
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.
Eat Well Newsletter: Our newsletter has timely articles along with delicious, money-saving recipes for healthy eating and living.
Mainely Dish Recipe Video Series: Watch our “Mainely Dish” step-by-step videos for a simple recipe that can be done right at home!
For more information
Contact Deborah Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org.