Description: The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a nutrition and physical activity education program targeted to audiences with limited resources (SNAP recipients). The primary audience for FNP is youth and the adults who support them. The average participant receives 6 lessons. This program provides education in schools and community settings and through media campaigns.
Curriculum/program overview: FNP is nutrition education for individuals and families. Nutrition educators meet participants in homes, schools and at agencies. Children learn all this and more: Trying new foods is fun; Healthy food from the start, comfort food for life; Physical activity is fun, do what you like best; Food safety means better health; Health means lots of energy to play and learn.
Contact person: Jo Britt-Rankin & Candy Gabel
Evaluation tool: extension.missouri.edu/hes/evaluation/evaluationforms.htm
Fee information: $0, Grant funded
Program website: extension.missouri.edu/fnep/