Participants learn to:
- Plan nutritious meals
- Increase physical activity
- Stretch their food dollar
- Practice safe food handling
- Prevent obesity through healthy lifestyles
The adult program aims to enroll adults from both urban and rural households with children under the age of 18 years. Participants should be responsible for planning and preparing family meals.
Participants must satisfy at least one of the following:
- Receive or be eligible to receive federal food assistance.
- Have a monthly household cash income that is at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.
- Be a pregnant teen or foster youth in transition, regardless of income or age.
Adult EFNEP is administered by the University of California Cooperative Extension in 24 California counties. The program is administered as a series of 8 classes using the Eating Smart • Being Active curriculum. Classes emphasize learner centered education, and curriculum is designed for classes of 15 participants or less.
How can I participate?
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