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Greene

Nutrition Links provides free classes for adults and youth in Greene County. Classes include hands-on activities and food tastings whenever possible.

Services Offered

In Greene County we provide classes to help limited income participants learn how to:

  • Stretch food dollars
  • Plan and prepare tasty, healthful meals
  • Handle food in a safe manner
  • Use SNAP benefits and other resources wisely

Participants must either be pregnant or have children under the age of 19. Adults with primary responsibility for care and feeding a child(ren) under age 19 are also eligible. Participants should be responsible for planning and preparing family meals.

We also provide classes for school age limited income youth, that teach how to:

  • Select low-cost nutritious foods
  • Prepare healthy foods
  • Handle food in a safe manner
  • Eat a variety of foods
  • Increase physical activity

All classes for adults and youth are free. Contact our staff in your county to join a class!

Impact Reports

In FY16 we provided to 221 school age youth.

  • 36% Children and youth improved their abilities to choose foods according to Federal Dietary Recommendations.
  • 27% Children and youth use safe food handling practices more often.
  • 9% Children and youth improved their physical activity practices.
  • Nutrition Education Adviser, Food Families and Health


724-228-6881

Areas of Expertise:
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

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