NEP AppleThe Kentucky Nutrition Education Program (KYNEP) encompass two separate USDA programs: The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed). Both programs are administered by the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, and target low income families and individuals with nutrition education.  The goals of both are to educate limited resource families with young children and SNAP eligible individuals to plan nutritious meals on a limited budget, acquire safe food handling practices, improve food preparation skills and change behavior necessary to have a healthy lifestyle. 

Kentucky Nutrition Education Program
One Quality St.
Suite 659
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
NEP Teacher
Front row- Barbara Hargis - SNAP Ed in Franklin County                     Barbara Cain - SNAP Ed in Boyle County Back row- Gidgett Taylor Sweazy - Kentucky State University                    Kati Noble -SNAP Ed in Breathitt County                     Ly

They are from left to right-
Front row- Barbara Hargis - SNAP Ed in Franklin County, Barbara Cain - SNAP Ed in Boyle County
Back row- Gidgett Taylor Sweazy - Kentucky State University, Kati Noble -SNAP Ed in Breathitt County,
Lyndsey Hammond- SNAP Ed in Boyd County and Stephanie Derifield - Area Nutrition Agent

 They started their jobs in October 2016.

We also have two assistants that started in July that are not pictured: 
Susan Grimmett-SNAP Ed in Boyd County and Relissa Torian - SNAP Ed in Trigg County

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact the Office of the Ombudsman at 1-800-372-2973 or 1-800-627-4702 (TTY). Copyright © 2012 University of Kentucky and its licensors. All rights reserved.
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