Nutrition Education Program
Deeds and Probate Building
Railroad Avenue, P O Box 367
Barnstable, MA 02630-0367
Susan Bourque, RD, LDN
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:
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.