Welcome to our Food & Nutrition pages! We offer FREE nutrition education workshops throughout
Broome County to youth, adults, individuals, families, groups, school districts, and other partnering programs. We put education into action to help low income families lead healthier lives.
Obesity puts individuals at risk for many of the leading causes of death,
including heart disease, stroke, types of cancers, diabetes, respiratory
diseases, and kidney disease. More than 1/3 of all adults in the United States
are classified as obese. Good nutrition and physical activity is vital for health
and preventing disease.
CCE Broome has programs (EFNEP, SNAP-ED, Healthy Lifestyle Coalition) designed to educate participants with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors necessary to improve their overall diet and nutritional well-being. We want to help you embrace nutrition to make healthier choices, get more physical activity, and stretch your food dollars.
Through these programs our goal is to:
Last updated November 1, 2019