Expanded Food and Nutrition Classes

JAMESTOWN, NEW YORK (February 3, 2017) -- Cornell Cooperative Extension Chautauqua County’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) is excited to announce the start of a nutrition series being taught at the Barker Library in Fredonia. Beginning February 21st at 5:30pm join Else Alonge, Nutrition Educator, for fun hands on classes focused on healthy eating and exercise! The series will run six weeks, once a week, for about an hour. Topics include: budgeting, how to focus on your eating habits based on “my plate,” how you can limit fat, sugar, and salt in your diet, the benefits of eating well balanced meals, and ideas on quick healthy recipes the family will love! Classes are free and a snack will be provided at each lesson.

Other classes offered include a series on healthy eating if you or someone in your family has diabetes, a budgeting curriculum that runs eight weeks focusing on saving money while buying healthy nutritious foods, a nine week series on parenting and the feeding relationship, and a six to ten week series focusing on healthy eating during pregnancy and breastfeeding, barriers and challenges, and how to overcome them. Classes can be provided one on one or in a group setting. You may qualify for our program if you receive WIC, SNAP, have Medicaid, or participate in CACFP. If you or someone you know may be interested please call your local Cornell Cooperative Extension at 664-9502.

The EFNEP Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County (CCE-Chautauqua). CCE-Chautauqua is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals. For more information, call 716-664-9502 or visit our website at www.cce.cornell.edu/chautauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.


Else Alonge
Nutrition Educator

Last updated February 3, 2017