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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) 

EFNEP offers a series of interactive, practical lessons in basic nutrition, food preparation, food budget management, and food safety in settings convenient for you. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is sponsored by the USDA and implemented by K-State Research & Extension. 

Participants will learn how to: 

  • Buy healthy food on a budget. 
  • Plan nutritious and quick meals. 
  • Prepare and taste recipes your family will love. 

We serve parents with young children and pregnant women who are eligible for: 

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 
  • WIC 
  • Head Start 
  • Children who receive free and reduced lunch 

EFNEP offers a series of classes to churches, recreation centers, and other organizations in Crawford, Labette, Montgomery, and Wilson Counties. All classes are completely FREE! 

Available EFNEP class series: (links to websites included)  

  • Eating Smart and Moving More-5 Lessons (Families, parent focus)  
  • Choose Health: Food, Fun, Fitness- 6 Lessons , (6th – 8th  grade)  
  • Junior Chef Cooking Camp- 1 Lesson per day for 5 days in a row (6th -8th Grade) 

 For more information, please contact Katherine Pinto at 620-232-1930. 



Helping Agencies

In Pittsburg:
Wesley House
411 E. 12th
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Salvation Army http://salarmymokan.org/
307 E. 5th St
Pittsburg, KS 66762

In Parsons:
Labette County Emergency Assistance Center
301 N. 30th
Parsons, KS

In Independence:
Community Access Center
307 W. Pecan
Independence KS 67301

In Coffeyville:
Genesis Inc.
PO Box 966
Coffeyville, KS 67337


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