University of Maryland Extension

SNAP-Ed

Emily Vooris is the Project Leader and Nutrition Educator for the Maryland's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ed) in Kent and Cecil Counties. She began working with FSNE in May 2017 as a Program Assistant and provided nutrition education programming at farmers’ markets in Queen Anne’s, Kent and Cecil Counties. As of January 2018, Emily continues to implement programming through FSNE’s five initiatives including Farm to Family, Health Changes for Out of School Youth, Healthy School Communities, Healthy Tots & Healthy Families, and Securing Food Resources for Families. She uses a variety of curricula to provide nutrition education, lead cooking demonstrations and tastings, and develop school gardens etc. FSNE partners with community collaborators at sites with the capacity to provide nutrition education opportunities as well as environmental or policy changes that will help individuals and families establish healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors 

  

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