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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education

Cooperative ExtensionThe Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) program is provided through the Clemson University Cooperative Extension.  The Clemson Cooperative Extension serves all 46 counties in South Carolina offering services from Agriculture, Horticulture, 4-H, Nutrition Education, Rural Health, and more.  The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program provides better living through nutritional education. The mission of the EFNEP is to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skill, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sound diets and contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total diet and well being.

The strength of the ENFP is in every Nutrition Educator that continuously strives to provide quality programs within their counties and communities with compassion.  
The curriculum for EFNEP uses the Eating Smart, Being Active curriculum to teach classes on the following subjects:

  1. Get Moving! Quick and Simple ways to get fit.
  2. Plan, Shop, Save: How to budget your food.
  3. Fruits and Veggies: How to make them taste great.
  4. Whole Grains: How to choose grains that are good for you
  5. Build Strong Bones: How to eat to improve your calcium.
  6. Protein: How to choose the leanest options.
  7. Make a Change: How to fit all of this into your lifestyle.
  8. Celebrate: Upon successfully completing all classes, you receive a graduation certificate.
For more information on this program and who is eligible please visit the EFNEP webpage on the Clemson Extension Cooperative page by clicking here.

By clicking here you can view a slideshow that provides additional information on the Clemson University Cooperative Extension, the facts and statistics in South Carolina and the United States that led Clemson Cooperative Extension to the ENFEP program, the history of the EFNEP, what it is, and its goals.

If you are interested in enrolling in local classes outside of the Detention Center for ENFEP, please contact Ms. Wanda Vandroff @ (843) 561-6077 or