Accessing Nutritious Foods (general)Major Program


Total Hours




with Local Stakeholders.



of Multistate Efforts.


Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of individuals who reported eating more healthy foods


Number of families/caregivers who reported supplementing their diets with healthy foods that they grew or preserved (community or backyard gardens, fishing, hunting, farmers markets)


Number of individuals who reported eating 4-6 servings of fruits and/or vegetables daily


Number of first time growers or those who haven’t grown in five or more years


Number of  families who grew a garden this year


Dollars in EBT, WIC or Senior benefits redeemed at farmers markets


Number of individuals reporting that they utilized delivery systems/access points (e.g. farmer’s markets, CSA’s WIC, Food Pantry) that offer healthy foods


Number of individuals who reported increased knowledge, skills or intentions related to using the nutrition facts label



Cooking Through the Calendar

According the to Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 36.6% of adults over 18 are obese and 31.9% have an overweight classification. In addition, 42.7% of adults reported consuming fruit less than one time daily and 17% of adults reported consuming vegetables less than one time daily. In an attempt to improve these percentages and showcase healthy and affordable recipes, the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent partnered with the Calloway County Public Library to provide a program called Coo...

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