University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Helping limited-resource families, children and pregnant women to shop smarter, eat healthier, and save money. Find out more >>

Food & Nutrition Programs

University of Vermont Extension provides timely, research-based information and education to help Vermonters acquire skills to make informed choices about food, to promote healthy living and to support economic and social wellbeing.

Extension programs currently focus on the following Food and Nutrition areas:

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Learning to Shop Smart with EFNEP

As an intern in the University of Vermont (UVM) master's in dietetics degree program, I've learned quite a bit about the importance of providing nutrition education to limited-resource families. So, it was exciting for me to get off campus and observe in person the incredible outreach that UVM Extension's Expanded Food and ...

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Workshop to Offer Training on Writing Farm Produce Safety Plans

Burlington--Having a food safety plan in place can help fruit and vegetable growers improve operational efficiency and produce quality as well as improve on-farm sanitation and minimize the risks of microbial contamination.

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