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What is FNP?

The UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) in Franklin County.  It educates SNAP-eligible Franklin County residents, using evidence-based approaches, about eating healthier and being active on a budget.  FNP strives to decrease the risk of chronic disease and imporve the quality of life at every age.  

In addition to education, FNP provides community-based environmental approaches to increase food access and encourage healthier food choices.

UF IFAS Franklin County FNP offers programs for both adults and children.  For adults a variety of learning experiences for individuals and families are offered; such as, classes, money-saving grocery store tours, food demonstrations and taste tests.  For children, FNP has programs aligned with Florida Standards for education for grades Pre k - 12th.  Students learn through interactive lessons, physical activity, taste tests, science experiments and computer based learning.

For more information about FNP, please visit: http://uffnp.org/

What We Can Help With

oranges - UF/IFAS Extension AgricultureAgriculture

tree over water -  UF/IFAS Extension Natural ResourcesNatural Resources

UF/IFAS Extension 4H Youth Development4-H Youth Development

planting a seedling in the ground   - UF/IFAS Extension Lawn and GardenLawn & Garden

Family Picnic - UF/IFAS Extension Family ResourcesFamily Resources

Field Day - UF/IFAS Extension Learning OpportunitiesLearning Opportunities


Creating Partnerships:

Community partnerships are vital to the FNP program and benefit everyone involved.

Franklin County FNP partners with:

Schools

Headstart

WIC

Adult Education and job training sites

Food pantries

SNAP Assistance

Public Housing

Grocery Stores

Libraries

Farmers markets