Nutrition Education


Brazos Valley Food Bank’s Nutrition Education Program offers free nutrition classes to low-income community members by partnering with organizations and agencies in our community.

Health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease are becoming increasingly common. However, many of these nutrition-related diseases can be prevented by making healthier choices. Balanced nutrition, along with regular exercise, is one of the most powerful ways to positively impact your health. 

Our Nutrition Education program is designed to empower people of all ages to become enthusiastic health advocates for their families and communities!

 


Our Services

We offer a variety of nutrition education classes to organizations serving low-income populations in Madison, Robertson, Burleson, Brazos, Washington, and Grimes counties. Our audience ranges from young children to older adults and seniors, and all ages in between. We focus on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate recommendations to help participants make healthy eating choices. We promote disease prevention and support participants through the challenges of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Our classes give participants the information and skills they need to make healthy changes. All classes are completely FREE to agencies and those in attendance. Here are some of the classes we offer:

 

Elementary & Middle School Classes

We offer fun, interactive lessons for elementary and middle school, free of charge! Our nutrition educators will come to your school to teach nutrition lessons paired with a physical activity. Click here to learn more.
 

Adult Classes

We offer several types of adult lessons. We can cover topics such as making healthy changes, time saving techniques, or even more specific information like nutrition in pregnancy! Let us know the needs of your program, and we will find a curriculum that works for you. Click here to learn more.
 

Cooking Demonstrations & Classes

We offer interactive cooking demos to equip students of all ages with skills needed to prepare meals at home. We bring all the necessary supplies! Click here to learn more.

 

Additional Services

Produce Recipes, Educational Handouts, and more! Click here to view.

 

 

Request a Class

Interested in hosting or attending one of our classes? Click here to request a class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. For more information about SNAP and how to apply, visit YourTexasBenefits.com.

 

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