Helping Families Eat Healthy Foods in Escambia County
Angela Hinkle, UF/IFAS Extension EFNEP Agent in Escambia County, works with Vicky’s Veggies among other partners at a mobile market to share recipes and explain how limited-resource families can double SNAP benefits at farmers’ markets accepting Fresh Access Bucks. Click here to watch the video!
2017 Business Partner of the Year
The School District of Palm Beach County awarded the 2017 Business Partner of the Year to the UF/IFAS Extension EFNEP in Palm Beach County (PBC). The EFNEP in PBC works in partnership with the Palm Beach County Food Bank (PBCFB) and offers the Marjorie S. Fisher Nutrition Driven program (Nutrition Driven) Nutrition Driven is a mobile food pantry that provides fresh produce and whole grains and series-based nutrition education through the EFNEP in food insecure areas of Palm Beach County. Our partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County allows us to enhance the nutritional health of adult learners attending English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and GED© classes. Click here to learn more!
2017 Champions for Change
EFNEP was recognized by the Office of Sustainability as a 2017 Champions for Change Award winner for contributions in the area of Health and Well-Being.