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/