Tomatoe Salsa
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Tomato Salsa

Staff  class 2020
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Practicing our knife skills

U. Brown at Mandela Market
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SNAP-Ed Educator at local market



Who are we?

SNAP-Ed stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education. SNAP-Ed is a statewide program that provides nutrition education and obesity prevention workshops to low income individuals and families all throughout the community. We can work with folks ages six and up!

We offer hands-on workshops to empower participants to shop, cook, and eat healthier, all while staying within their budget. Best of all, our classes are FREE. Classes meet across the community, in: food pantries, senior centers, after school sites or other community locations.

Visit our calendar or call us to find a class near you: 716-822-2288

Common Topics Include:

  • Eating Healthy on a Budget
  • MyPlate and Portion Sizes for a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Food and Knife Safety
  • Meal Planning
  • Physical Activity
  • Fun lessons for kids (including CATCH curriculum)
  • And more!

Want more? Check these out

  • to find - Recipes, MyPlate information, food safety, and kids activities
  • to find - Low cost, healthy and delicious recipes, kids’ activities, a healthy food blog, and a digital cookbook.
  • Move Your Way to find- Fun and safe ways to stay active for all ages.

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Melissa Kimbrell
SNAP-Ed New York Regional Coordinator

Last updated April 5, 2024