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The EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) logo superimposed over a photo of a family shopping in a grocery store.
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SNAP-Ed Photo Gallery

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a federally funded program provided through NDSU Extension in North Dakota. This free program teaches income-eligible families and youth to save money and live a healthful and active lifestyle.

This program is for families with children, youth ages 5 to 18, grandparents raising grandchildren and teen parents who are eligible for any assistance program, such as:

  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Head Start
  • Free or reduced-price meals

Connect with an EFNEP educator

EFNEP educators provide free local classes in select counties. Virtual classes are becoming available too.