University of Maryland Extension

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP Adult Program:

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for adults is designed to help limited income families acquire skills necessary to maintain nutritionally sound diets and be more physically active. You can learn more individually or in small groups with enrollment in this program.


The following are a few of the topics covered:

  • Choose healthful foods for families
  • Plan & prepare quick meals
  • Choose nutritious snacks for children
  • Try new foods and prepare different recipes
  • Use safe food handling techniques
  • Compare prices and save on food costs
  • Let’s Get Physical – Breathe, Stretch, Move!

For more information in Allegany County contact Kathy Kinsman or call 301-724-3320.

EFNEP Adult Program Brochure

EFNEP Youth Program:

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for youth is a free program for youth K-12. EFNEP nutrition programs help youth learn how to make healthy life style changes. A series of six to eight lessons are taught through games and hands-on activities so youth can better understand the importance of good nutrition. Topics include the MyPlate food groups, food preparation and taste testing of new foods, food safety practices, home gardening, physical fitness activities and other health related topics. To learn more about this program or to sign up a group of 5 or more children, contact Sara Barnard, EFNEP (youth) educator at  or call (301) 724-3320.

ENFEP Youth Program Brochure

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