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Nutrition education

Rebecca Crumrine promoted to Extension educator

It is hard to comprehend how many people’s lives have been positively impacted by Rebecca Crumrine since 2017 when she was hired by University of Illinois Extension as an instructor to teach Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—Education (SNAP-Education). In five short years Rebecca worked her way up from instructor to program coordinator and now Extension educator. In January 2023, Rebecca was promoted into her new position that serves Fulton, Mason, Peoria, and Tazewell counties. She...
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SNAP-Ed curriculum enhanced with activities and gifts to reinforce healthy living lessons

Healthy living is more than just what we eat and drink. Thanks to partnerships, University of Illinois Extension Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program—Education staff in Tazewell County enhanced their standard curriculum with additional hands-on activities and gifts for the youth and adult participants. Container Gardening Fruits and vegetables are a consistent topic within SNAP-Ed programs. A lesson within the Healthy Cents curriculum teaches the basics of container...
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