FOOD AND NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAM - E.F.N.E.P
EFNEP Brochure (Adobe PDF)
Any Questions relating to Middlesex County's EFNEP or FSNEP programs
should be directed to:
Kanan Thakore M.S., RD. CNSD
EFNEP helps limited-resource families and youth improve their eating behaviors
and contributes to other personal development skills through behaviorally focused nutrition education. The program is administered by Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension, and is supported by USDA's CSREES Smith-Lever funds.
The desired outcomes of our education are as follows:
Improved diets and nutritional welfare;
Increased knowledge of the essentials of human nutrition;
Increased ability to select and buy food that satisfies nutritional needs;
Improved practices in food production, preparation, storage, safety
Increased ability to manage food budgets and related resources such as
Contact Middlesex County’s EFNEP office by calling 732-398-5269.
Both EFNEP and SNAP-Ed participated in the Eric Chandler Health Center’s August
community Health Fair in New Brunswick. We taught about hydration and healthy drinks as part of a
balanced diet. Here kids enjoy 100% juice with zero calorie seltzer instead of high sugar soda.