SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed)
SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed) gives you ideas for fresh, flavorful, low-cost meals along with ways to put more activity into your life.
- Want to host a class? Visit the Program Overview page to learn more or contact Health and Nutrition.
- Want to attend a class? Use this map to contact the regional coordinator in your area. Classes are free for those who meet income guidelines.
- Are you an older adult? Connect with others through Eat Smart, Live Strong (use this map to contact a regional coordinator in your area) and get tips on healthy aging on our For Older Adults page.
- Want healthy eating and active living tools? Browse the For Families section.
- Want help shopping at the farmers markets on a budget? Visit the Farmers Market page for tips and recipes.
Where to Find Us
We teach throughout Minnesota and partner with other organizations to provide the following:
- Group sessions in your neighborhood grocery store, food shelf, WIC clinic, or Head Start
- Cooking Matters® Minnesota courses
Click on the "teardrop" closest to your location on the map below to contact the SNAP-Ed program in your area. Interested in partnering with Extension? Visit the For Partners section.
Try It — You'll Like It!
Everyone can find something to like about SNAP-Ed. Here’s what some of our participants have to say.
For Partners — Learn more about the SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed) program and how it works.
Nutrition for the Underserved: The Implications — Results from focus groups with limited resource individuals. Highlights implications for four different cultural groups.
Healthy Eating — Support your health at every stage of life with the foods you eat.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Food Assistance Programs — Minnesota Department of Human Services — Learn how to apply for food assistance and other food support.
Find Hunger and Food Resources— Hunger Solutions Minnesota — Find a food shelf, Meals on Wheels, Summer Food Service Program, food support office, or WIC program near you.
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program — Minnesota Department of Health — Supplemental food program for pregnant women, infants and children. Find an office near you: English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali