The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Program (SNAP-Ed New York ) helps people with limited incomes learn how to eat better for less money. It is a free, confidential nutrition education program to help you and your family manage your food resources during tough economic times.
Previously known as Eat Smart New York, the introduction of our program’s new name, logo, and resources brings an opportunity for consistency and impact across New York State.
Along with our new program name, we are excited to announce the launch of our statewide website, www.SNAPEdNY.org – a one-stop destination for providing those in need with the tools to shop for and cook healthy meals while on a limited budget. The new website is designed with the current times in mind, providing low-cost recipes, simple cooking videos, interactive lessons and tons of ways to save time, save money and eat healthy.
Our region’s local landing page on the SNAP-Ed New York website features resources, events and classes, success stories, and more that are unique to the local communities served by our Southern Finger Lakes team. We are excited to continue to work with many to make the healthy choice the easy choice – Visit our new site and explore how we can help you and your family today!
Join us for a FREE one-time workshop-- or a few classes -- that will help you learn to fill your grocery cart and dinner table with healthy and inexpensive foods. Our nutrition educators will help you learn about cooking, meal planning, healthy food shopping on a budget, nutrition, food safety, weight control and physical activity, and much more.
Our classes are FREE and the only cost to you is your time. Classes meet at Cooperative Extension and other places in the community like food pantries, senior centers, or schools. Visit our EVENTS CALENDAR to see where we'll be every day, or call us to find a class near you!
To promote healthy eating habits SNAP-Ed helps families and individuals:
To reduce hunger and food insecurity SNAP-Ed aims to improve the health of families and individuals by :
USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- SNAP. SNAP provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet.
Last updated August 28, 2023