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    Food Access Resources for Massachusetts Residents

    October 28, 2020

    USDA extends free meals for kids through June 30, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through June 30, 2022. This unprecedented move will help ensure that children have access to nutritious food as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    SNAP–Ed and EFNEP: Helping Tens of Thousands of People Learn About Good Nutrition

    February 2, 2017

    The annual report for fiscal year 2016 from the University of Massachusetts Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) is full of impressive statistics.  Through the power of numbers, one quickly gets a rundown of how many people are making healthier choices through direct work within communities.

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    NEP In Your Community

    March 17, 2016

    Seven offices… more than 50 communities and more than 100 collaborating agencies … across Massachusetts, NEP brings the messages of healthy food choices, physical activity, food safety, and stretching food dollars, to promote families and communities Growing Healthy TogetherLearn more about where we are in your community

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    Healthy Recipes

    We hope you enjoy these delicious and nutritious recipes. They were carefully tested and selected to reflect the healthy principles we teach. The recipes are low in fat, high in fiber, contain whole-grain ingredients, and include lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes are low in cost, and quick and easy to prepare. Enjoy eating healthy!