Tag: EFNEP

  We are excited to announce the launch of our updated Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More curriculum in January of 2014.  We will also be holding two upcoming trainings for the program, in Winston-Salem and Greenville, NC for Extension and Health Department staff in North Carolina. Please follow and like us:

  If you have been checking our Facebook, Twitter, or website, you know that Faithful Families is going through an exciting change!  We are in the process of updating our curriculum to include information about how to connect with us through social media, how to promote local produce and growers, and to ensure that our… Read more »

by Annie Hardison-Moody Faithful Families is excited to partner with Voices into Action: The families, food and health project in Harnett, Lee and Wake counties in North Carolina.  One of the goals of the Harnett Voices into Action: Empowering and Serving Harnett County Through the Families, Food, and Health Project committee has been to bring nutrition education,… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Maryam Funmilayo The Triangle Health Fair took place at the Method Road Community Park Center on Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 10am to 3pm. I had a booth set up to represent Faithful Families. More than 400 local residents attended the health fair to receive free medical and health services including blood… Read more »

  Partners in Health and Wholeness (PHW) is an initiative of the North Carolina Council of Churches to develop partnerships with faith communities to promote health for all members.  In addition to connecting faith communities with valuable health resources, PHW certifies congregations at the Bronze, Silver, and Gold levels to recognize them for the work they… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Debbie Stephenson I have a recipe for a delicious Strawberry and Spinach Salad.  Since we can find strawberries year round in the grocery store, I make this salad year round.  But it is really good this time of year when fresh strawberries are plentiful.  Find local farmer’s markets in North Carolina by… Read more »

  The Faithful Families curriculum is based on the North Carolina North Carolina Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)’s Families Eating Smart and Moving More Curriculum. Our partners at NC EFNEP have a new website and Facebook page!  Check it out for recipes, tips and videos to help you and your family to eat healthier foods and be… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Erin Roberts We all know that fruit is super important for our health.  Sometimes, it can be a challenge to eat at least 2 cups of fruit daily, but summer is quickly approaching and there is an abundance of fresh fruit available! Making a fruit pizza for you and your family is… Read more »

  Guest Writer: Erin Roberts In Granville County, approximately 35.8% residents are obese.  To address this issue, NC Cooperative Extension partnered with Cornerstone Christian Community Church in Oxford to deliver a Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More series to parents with young children.  One participant in particular, named JT, made several positive changes for her… Read more »