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Barnstable Office — Programs

Barnstable Office:

UMass Extension
Nutrition Education Program

Deeds and Probate Building
Railroad Avenue, P O Box 367
Barnstable, MA 02630-0367
Phone: 508-375-6693
Fax: 508-362-4518

Contact:
Susan Bourque, RD, LDN
Extension Educator,
Program Supervisor
sbourque@barnstablecounty.org

The UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) provides families with the knowledge and skills for healthier eating through research-based nutrition education that makes a real difference.

Barnstable County Extension NEP offers adult and youth programs in nutrition and food safety education. In addition to county-based programming, nutrition education is provided through:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed’s mission is to help SNAP participants make healthy food choices and choose active lifestyles within a limited budget.  Programs are planned annually with the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA), community agencies, and schools throughout the Commonwealth.  Program activities include workshops, lesson series, food demonstrations, newsletters, a website and blog, and a toll-free telephone tips line.