Let’s work together!

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At the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP), we know the power of partnership. As such, we’re always looking for more partners and ways to collaborate.

Meet NEP

NEP works to improve the nutrition and health of audiences with limited resources in Indiana. We offer two major initiatives to communities, free of charge:

Nutrition Education/SNAP-Ed

Provide direct nutrition education to youth and adults through schools and a variety of community groups such as:

Senior & community centers WIC
Faith-based organization Work sites
Food pantries/meal sites Libraries
Preschools/schools Shelters
Farmers markets Head Start

 

Community Wellness Coordinators

Collaborate with community partners on broader community change involving policy, system and environmental initiatives in:

Health coalitions Farm to school
Community gardens Farmers markets
School and workplace wellness Active living
Healthy corner stores Food access
Trails and parks Food pantries

 

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Funding and Impact

The Nutrition Education Program has existed in Indiana since 1994 as a part of Purdue Extension. We’re funded by two federal funding streams:

  1. SNAP-Ed, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education Division
  2. EFNEP, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

 

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