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SNAP-Ed sprouts healthy habits across generations in Champaign County
SNAP-Ed is on a mission to empower people of all ages to make healthy choices. Recognizing the growing need for comprehensive nutrition education across all ages, we've proactively forged valuable partnerships and developed innovative programs this year, bringing healthy choices to both youth...
Micah Walters and Josue Aguilar
INEP welcomes two new community workers
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – University of Illinois Extension and Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP) proudly welcome two new community outreach workers to the Champaign County office, Josue Aguilar and...
Find Food Illinois Community food map
Community map locates food assistance sites
URBANA, Ill. – Over 2 million Illinois residents rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for food assistance according to May totals from ...


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Family and Consumer Science Policy Systems and Environment Visiting Outreach Associate