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The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) wants to assist you in helping youth Eat Smart and Move More. Our program is designed to meet the K-12 grade NC Standards for Healthy Living and support the standards for English, Math, and Science. EFNEP engages youth in their own learning through hands-on activities and skills that help youth make healthy decisions. Our Program has over 50 years of proven success!

Developed by food, nutrition, and physical activity professionals, our curricula are grade-level specific and utilizes education pedagogy encouraging youth to set goals for improvement following each session.

EFNEP provides everything a teacher needs to support your students in making healthier choices – a trained nutrition educator, evidence-based grade-level curricula, and student materials.My Daily Food Guide

Lesson’s are developed to positively affect 5 key health behaviors:

  • Increase the youth’s knowledge of human nutrition
  • Increase the variety of foods in the youth’s daily diet
  • Improve the youth’s ability to select low-cost nutritious meals for meals and snacks
  • Improve food preparation and food safety practices to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses
  • Increase daily physical activity

EFNEP youth curriculum is designed to address essential and core standards for each grade.

Brunswick County School Teachers, Principals, Volunteer Coordinators, or Staff


Each Grade has standards and How We Work Together agreements.

If you are interested in bringing EFNEP into your school or community, please contact Angie Lawrence Phone: 910-253-2610 

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Participant and partner information, and tips, recipes, and more

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More information about EFNEP from the USDA