Stories from 2019

The Cent$ible Nutrition Program is fortunate to have great partnerships across the state with organizations such a University of Wyoming Extension, food pantries, community gardens, and more. Together, we work on projects that help make our communities the healthiest they can be. This is our space to share successes from across the state. 

Volunteers planting seedlings

Sheridan Garden Focuses on Community

October 2019- A new community garden at the Sheridan County Extension Office brings together the community and donated over 1,200 pounds of produce in 2019. Read more.

Sustainability for a Healthy Food Pantry

August 2019- In summer 2019, Lincoln County Extension in Afton received a Geodome to use as a community garden and to assist the local food pantry with sustainability for its fresh fruit and vegetables program as part of the Healthy Food Pantry Project. Read more.

Fresh Produce Arrives at the Thayne Community Food Bank

August 2019- During the spring of 2019, The Thayne Community Food Bank and CNP worked together on a Healthy Food Pantry project that brought fresh foods, including fruits and vegetables to pantry patrons. Read more

Girl playing hopscotch

Spray & Play: Encouraging Activity Through Sidewalk Stencils

May 2019- The Cent$ible Nutrition Program in Uinta County partnered with Evanston Parks and Recreation District to paint sidewalk stencils along the Bear River Greenway. Painting the stencils was part of an end-of-school celebration and an active way to start the summer. Read more by clicking the title. Read more

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* The Cent$ible Nutrition Program is funded by USDA SNAP-Ed and EFNEP. SNAP-Ed assists individuals and families who receive, or are eligible to receive, benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). EFNEP assists families and youth with limited resources  in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behaviors necessary for nutritionally sound diets and contributes to their personal development and the improvement of total family diet and nutritional welfare. Visit our income-qualification page to learn more. 

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. This material was funded by USDA’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program-EFNEP. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Issued in furtherance of extension work, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Kelly Crane, Director, University of Wyoming Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Wyoming Extension, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming 82071.

The University of Wyoming is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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