Learn how to Shop, Cook, and Eat healthy on a budget!

Maine SNAP-Ed offers classes to children, adults, families, and older adults. Classes are led by a trained Nutrition Educator. Each session is fun and engaging, with food tastings and FREE materials to take home.

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Some of the Classes We Offer Please note: Not all classes are available in all areas.

Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings

A series of interactive lessons designed for children to eat more fruits and vegetables, choose low-fat dairy, increase physical activity, and reduce the amount of time they spend watching television.

Pick a better snack

A series of eight lessons (one each month) for early elementary students (Grades K-3). Each lesson includes nutrition education, a tasting of a fruit or vegetable, and physical activity.

10 Tips – FOR TEENS. FOR ADULTS

These 4 sessions follow the theme of “Choose MyPlate” or “Eating Better on A Budget”. Each student receives USDA tip sheets and recipes to try.

Cooking Matters – FOR KIDS, TEENS, ADULTS, or FAMILIES

A series of six interactive cooking instruction classes led by a chef and a trained Nutrition Educator. Separate series are available geared toward kids, teens, adults, parents, and families.

Cooking Matters at the Store

An interactive grocery store tour, grocery store tour event or pop-up store tour, led by a trained Nutrition Educator. Upon completion of the grocery store tour, participants receive a $10 gift card.

Check out what other families have learned from taking classes
with the Maine SNAP-Ed program.

  • Youtube Screenshot for Planning a Menu Video

    Planning a Menu

    Meet Jamie — a mom of three kids who makes her home in Farmington. She is passionate about cooking healthy meals for her family. Jamie uses simple strategies to stretch her food budget including: meal planning, large batch cooking, freezing meals and creative end-of-the-week recipes that make the most of leftovers.

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    Growing your Food

  • Youtube Screenshot for Eating Healthy on a Budget Video

    Eating Healthy on a Budget

    Meet Jamie – a mom of three kids who makes her home in Farmington. She is passionate about cooking healthy meals for her family. Jamie uses simple strategies to stretch her food budget including: meal planning, large batch cooking, freezing meals and creative end-of-the-week recipes that make the most of leftovers.

  • Youtube Screenshot for The Wisdom in Shopping Together Video

    The Wisdom in Shopping Together

    Meet Mayuma – She is a Lewiston mom of two young, active sons with hardy appetites. She uses some smart tips to feed her family a varied and healthy diet on a limited budget.

  • Youtube Screenshot for Learning to Shop Healthy Video

    Learning to Shop Healthy

    Meet Mayuma – She is a Lewiston mom of two young, active sons with hardy appetites. She uses some smart tips to feed her family a varied and healthy diet on a limited budget.

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