Stories

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. 

Apple slices, carrots, and green herbs on a wooden cutting board.

October 2020 

Branching Out: CNP Explores New Ways to Offer Programming

In Laramie County, a CNP educator is teaching classes online to clients at partner agencies with plans to start more this fall. Read more

September 2020 

Fresh food donation, collection efforts benefit Laramie County residents

In Laramie County, CNP and the Cheyenne Rotary After Hours Club are working together to coordinate fresh food donations to Needs Inc., a food pantry, that helps story and distribute the produce. Read more

June 2020 

Growing Green Thumbs in Laramie County (A COVID-19 Story)

In Laramie County, six early card and education centers are working with CNP educators to start gardens. Involving kids in gardening is a great way to encourage kids to try new foods and be active. Read more

June 2020 

Community Gardening for Resilience in Sheridan (A COVID-19 Story)

In 2019, CNP educator Lori Dickinson, the Sheridan County Extension Office, and community members started a community garden. The garden is set to grow again this year with the goal of helping support the community in light of the impact of COVID-19. Read more

May 2020 

Bringing Community Together in Platte County (A COVID-19 Story)

When COVID-19 shut down Wyoming in March 2020, CNP educator Mary Evans reached out to her community partners to create digital resources to bring her community together. Read more. 

Volunteers planting seedlings

October 2019 

Sheridan Garden Focuses on Community

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.

August 2019 

Sustainability for a Healthy Food Pantry

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.

August 2019 

Fresh Produce Arrives at the Thayne Community Food Bank

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

May 2019 

Spray & Play: Encouraging Activity Through Sidewalk Stencils

In 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. 

Stories 2017-2018

University of Wyoming Extension and Cent$ible Nutrition Program Logos

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.

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