Stories from 2023

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. 

A bin of flour with two metal scoops in it.

New Collaboration Brings Whole Grains to Wyoming Food Pantry System

April 2023-  A new partnership between Wyoming Heritage Grains, Food Bank of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming Extension, and the Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) is helping to increase access to whole grains in Wyoming.

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A kids obstacle course with swings, a ladder, and ropes, in a outdoor play space.

Mini-Grants Support Childcare Centers to Make Health-Focused Changes

January 2023- A new mini-grant program is available in Wyoming to support childcare centers in creating environments that encourage healthy childhood nutrition and physical activity. 

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Bags of potatoes in a field.

The Great Potato Harvest 2022

September 2022- Over 10,000 pounds of potatoes from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center made their way to food pantries around Wyoming after the 2nd Annual Potato Harvest. 

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Extension Outreach Garden sign on the fence around the Park County Complex garden.

Growing Community: Garden Blooms into a Center for Learning & Partnership

Summer/Fall 2022- Park County CNP educator, Debbie Kelly, partnered with the county library and the UW Extension horticulturalist to establish a garden. The garden blossomed into new opportunities and partnerships in the community. 

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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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