Eat Smart New York Begins 9th year in county

WARRENSBURG Looking for ways to reduce expenses in the grocery store and still eat healthy? Eat Smart New York, a free nutrition education program sponsored by Cornell University Cooperative Extension in collaboration with the Warren County Department of Social Services may be able to assist you with stretching your food dollars, meal planning, preparing healthy snacks for picky eaters and reducing fats and cholesterol in the diet. Oct. 1 marks the 9th year for Eat Smart NY in the county. Families and individuals who receive Food Stamps, Medicaid, SSI, or WIC benefits or have a child attending Head Start are eligible for the free program. The program also is available to groups who qualify. Sessions are informative, fun and flexible to meet the needs of those participating. For more information, to make a referral, or to learn more about how Eat Smart NY can be of help, contact Kim Sopczyk at Cornell University Cooperative Extension at kes62@cornell.edu or by calling (518) 668-4881 or 623-3291.

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