Spokane County Extension

Food and Nutrition Education

What is Food $ense?

Food $ense is a nutrition education program that teaches youth and adults with limited incomes skills and behaviors to eat healthy and maximize the value of their food dollars and food assistance benefits.

Food $ense partners with community agencies to reach eligible youth and adults.

Food $ense complements the food assistance programs by working directly with people to provide education that builds skills needed to provide themselves and their families with nutritious, low-cost, and safe food.


Participants learn how to:

Make healthy food choices.

Prepare nutritious meal and snacks.

Keep food and cooking areas sanitary.

Stretch food dollars.

Choose active lifestyles.

Food $ense Mission

WSU Food $ense teaches youth and adults with limited incomes to develop skills and behaviors to eat healthfully.






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