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GOOD NUTRITION IS OUR MISSION

SEEKING SNAP BENEFITS ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE?

Our Benefits Outreach team reaches out to eligible neighbors who are not currently participating in SNAP, Medicaid, Florida KidCare, and TANF and shares information about the benefits of the program to help them make an informed participation decision. The program also includes nutrition education, health & wellness workshops, economic mobility presentations, senior programs, child nutrition programs, and more. It provides individuals and families with the tools they need to achieve independence, health, and financial stability and is available in English, Spanish, and Creole

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FIND A NUTRITION EDUCATION CLASS NEAR YOU

In partnership with Florida Nutrition Ed, Treasure Coast Food Bank offers nutrition education classes to help SNAP-eligible Florida residents incorporate more nutritious foods into their diet, adopt an active lifestyle, and improve their quality of life.

The program provides free nutrition education classes in St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties.

Interested in hosting a class?

You can be part of creating a healthier Treasure Coast by hosting a class at your organization or facility. Nutrition education plays a vital role in helping children, families and older adults lead healthier lives on a limited budget.

If you have any questions or to schedule classes for your organization or facility, please contact:

Jennifer Tirino
Program Manager, Nutrition Education
772-882-4626

jtirino@tcfoodbank.org

CLASS TOPICS

  • Shopping and cooking healthy on a budget

  • How to read nutritional labels

  • How to reduce fat, sugar and sodium

  • Choosing to eat whole foods

  • Healthy portion and serving sizes

  • Recognizing diabetes risk factors

  • Improving and maintaining a healthy gut

  • And more!

RECIPES & TIPS

WHAT’S IN SEASON

BELL PEPPER

RECIPES

SWEET CORN

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GREEN BEANS

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SQUASH

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CARROTS

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TOMATOES

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EAT THE RAINBOW