Small group nutrition class

Small group nutrition class

For Agencies

Call today and arrange to partner with our staff to bring FREE Eat Smart New York (ESNY) Nutrition Education to your income-eligible clients who qualify for and/or receive benefits through SNAP (the new name for Food Stamps), WIC, Head Start, Medicaid, TANF, SSI and AFDC. Choose a one-time lesson or a series of lessons led by a trained nutrition educator at your location or ours, or at another community site.

One-time Programs for Adults

Includes (1) 45-60 minute session for a group organized by your agency on one of the following topics:

  • Eating Well for Less (Saving Food Dollars)
  • Feeding Young Children
  • Keeping Food Safe
  • Making Healthy Choices and Modifying Recipes (amount of fat, sugar, and sodium in food)
  • Reading a Nutrition Label to make healthier choices
  • Using MyPlate to help plan healthy meals

Six-Lesson Group Series

Includes (6) lessons with a nutrition program educator at your location, at CCE, or in another community setting.

Participants learn about nutrition, meal planning, healthy food shopping on a budget, cooking and food safety, weight control and physical activity, and much more. The program is based on increasing positive health behaviors. Key messages of the program include:

  • Eat fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and nonfat or low-fat milk or milk products every day.
  • Be physically active every day as part of a healthy lifestyle.
  • Balance calories eaten from foods and beverages with calories used when being physically active.

How to request a program:

Just call the contact listed below and ask to make a referral to the nutrition education program.

Contact

Betty Clark
Environmental Nutritionist, Eat Smart New York
blc28@cornell.edu
607-334-5841 ext 32

Last updated February 17, 2015