Influence of the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program on the quality of life of its program participants and educators
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) funds are distributed to land grant universities in all states, US territories and the District of Columbia (USDA, 2013). It was established by the Smith-Lever Act of 1969 to help low income families, particularly those with children under 18, by teaching families how to stretch their dollars and plan healthy and inexpensive meals (Brink, 2000; Dollahite, Kenkel, & Thompson, 2008; Greer & Poling, 2001). EFNEP also provides ongoing empowerment through continuous training, staff development and improving job performance. Multiple studies ...
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