Family Nutrition Program

The Family Nutrition Program provides nutrition and healthy lifestyle education to limited-resource adults, young families and youth in Chesterfield County. The program is funded in part by the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) grant.

Mission

Our mission is to help families and youth make healthier food choices and become better managers of available food resources for optimal health and growth. Participants will learn about making healthy choices, valuable food preparation skills, and how to become more active.

Eligibility

The program is available to adults and families receiving or eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or other qualifying government assistance programs.

Youth Nutrition Education

Nutrition education is available to youth through partnerships with eligible schools using an evidence-based curriculum.  Lessons adhere to Virginia Standards of Learning while promoting the development of healthy lifestyle habits. 

Curriculum:

  • OrganWise Guys, Grades K-2
  • Choose Health:  Food Fun & Fitness, Grades 3-6
  • Teen Cuisine, Grades 6-12

Resources:

https://eatsmartmovemoreva.org/

https://ext.vt.edu/food-health/family-nutrition-program.html

Social Media links:

www.facebook.com/vafnp

www.twitter.com/vafnp

www.instagram.com/VaFNP/

www.pinterest.com/VaFNP/

www.youtube.com/user/VAFamilyNutrition


Family Nutrition Program:

  • Community Outreach
  • Eat Smart, Move More Curriculum
  • Training for Teachers