Throughout Indiana, the Nutrition Education Program works to improve the nutrition and health of audiences with limited resources. We provide free nutrition education lessons to schools and community groups, and engage with community partners on broader community change.

 

Community Wellness 

Ashlee Sudbury:  Dubois County Community Wellness Coordinator
avniehau@purdue.edu

Our Community Wellness Coordinators help make the healthy choice the easy choice.
They collaborate with community partners on broader community change that involves policy, system and environmental changes.

Ask about our work in:

  • Health coalitions
  • Community gardens
  • School and workplace wellness
  • Healthy corner stores
  • Trails and parks
  • Farm to school
  • Farmers markets
  • Active living
  • Food access
  • Food pantries

 

Nutrition Education/SNAP Ed

Theodora Houchins:  Dubois County Nutrition Education Program Advisor  
thouchin@purdue.edu 

Our NEP Advisors provide free nutrition education to youth and adults through schools and a variety of community groups.

Our research-based programming is fun, hands-on and easy to understand.  The highly interactive lessons help participants:

  • Plan nutritious meals
  • Be active
  • Handle food safely
  • Spend food dollars wisely
  • Improve food purchasing and preparation skills
  • Find out about SNAP benefits and other community resources