The goal of TNCEP is to help SNAP benefits individuals and families gain the knowledge and skills to reduce the risk of inadequate nutrition while becoming empowered to move toward self-sufficiency.
Eat Well, Feel Well
A series of eight educational activities designed to engage older adults and teach nutrition, food resource management, and food safety. (Adults 60 +)
Eating Smart Throughout the Life Cycle
A series of lessons for pregnant women and parents of infants that teaches feeding practices for babies and children from pregnancy through adolescence. The curriculum encourages healthy eating, food safety, and physical activity. Each lesson is approximately 45–90 minutes long.
Power U Healthy
This program is divided into two parts – one for 4th grade and one for 5th grade. Power U promotes age-appropriate activities for healthy eating combined with daily physical activity; consists of five 30-minute lessons and includes parent newsletters.
Adventures in the Kitchen
Is designed for 4th-6th grades (typically taught in an afterschool or summer program setting). This interactive program teaches cooking skills, kitchen safety, and nutrition and promotes physical activity; consists of six 1–1.5 hour lessons and includes parent newsletters.
Eating Smart and Moving More: Eating Smart at Home
This is a free program designed for adults, especially those with children. This is a eight-lesson series that encourages healthy eating, food safety, and physical activity with an emphasis on food resource management; each lesson can be 45-90 minutes long.