Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides classes for youth, families, and adults who have limited incomes to help them improve their eating behaviors and understand the importance of good nutrition. The program is administered by Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension, and is supported by USDA's NIFA Smith-Lever 3D funds.

  • Area(s) Served: Atlantic, Camden, Essex, Mercer, Middlesex and Passaic Counties
  • Population(s) Served: Limited-resource adults and families; preschool children; youth; pregnant women
  • Collaborative Partner(s): USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture