New Jersey Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a Rutgers Cooperative Extension program aimed at improving nutrition and increasing physical activity among low-income audiences. It provides practical, hands-on education regarding diets and nutritional welfare, managing food budgets, and other resources.

  • Area(s) Served: New Jersey's Bergen, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, and Passaic Counties' low-income areas
  • Population(s) Served: Low-income families and children
  • Collaborative Partner(s): Varies across counties, but includes (although is not limited to) schools, vocational programs, job training programs, churches and community gardens.