Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Washington County

University of Maine Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is free to parents or caregivers of children. EFNEP is also offered in Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Hancock, Kennebec, Oxford, Penobscot, Sagadahoc, Somerset, and York counties.

In this FREE program you will learn to:

  • 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. For more information in Washington County contact Rita Stephenson, 207.255.3345 or 1.800.287.1542 (toll free within Maine).


NEW- Food, Fun and Reading Program

Participants receive a weekly video recording of a picture book being read aloud. Each email will also include related recipe videos and activities to try at home as well as options for more in-depth nutrition information for adults.

For more information and to register, visit: Washington County Food, Fun and Reading Program.


NEW- Eating Your Way!  Online Series

Parents and caregivers, learn healthy cooking and eating tips for you and your family at your own speed with three self-paced, online sessions.

Each session will include:

  • Information on two or three nutrition & healthy lifestyle topics
  • A simple cooking demonstration
  • Resources for kids in the kitchen

Register here for this free course!