Stories from 2021

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, Wyoming Hunger Initiative, 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. 

Bags of potatoes in a field.

The Great Potato Harvest 2021

September 2021- Potatoes from the  Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center made their way to food pantries around Wyoming due to a new partnership. 

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Bison stencil on sidewalk

Stencils at St. Stephens Indian School

May 2021-  CNP partnered with St. Stephens Indian School to add physical activity stencils to the playground.

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Box of seed packets

Grow a Little Extra

April 2021-  Wyoming Hunger Initiative, CNP and the University of Wyoming Extension (UWE) are partnering on a new program called Grow a Little Extra.

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Darrah and Deneica in front of wooden garden boxes

Wind River Grow Our Own 307

April 2021- CNP, UW Extension, and the Master Gardeners program are new partners on the Grow Our Own gardening efforts on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

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Table with aprons and ingredients for making master mix on it

Casper Spring Break Food bags

March 2021- In Natrona County, CNP educators worked with the Wyoming Food for Thought Project to provide CNP Master Mix in spring break food bags.

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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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