Cent$ible Nutrition Program

Adult Series in Lincoln County

North Lincoln County-Afton

  • Thursday afternoons at 12:00 PM
    • August 22-October 10, 2019
    • Star Valley Community Center (107736 HWY 89, Etna)
  • Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM
    • October 23- December 18, 2019
    • No class November 20
    • Lincoln County Extension Office- Afton Civic Center Rm 119 (150 South Washington St, Afton)
  • Friday mornings at 10:00 AM
    • October 25- December 20, 2019
    • No class November 29
    • Thayne Branch Library- Meeting Room in the back of the library (250 Van Noy Pkwy, Thayne)

South Lincoln County-Kemmerer

  • More classes coming soon!

Helping Families Eat Better for Less

The Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) is a state-wide cooking and nutrition education program.  It is funded by the USDA through two grants, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed).

The goal of CNP is to help families and individuals eat better for less. It follows the USDA MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. CNP is free to families and individuals who income qualify.

CNP is part of the University of Wyoming Extension and the University of Wyoming Family and Consumer Sciences Department.

Join and learn secrets to:

1. Invest your food dollars in the best nutrition choices
2. Stretch your food dollar to last the whole month
3. Choose foods lower in fat and cholesterol
4. Prepare low-cost meat dishes in tender, delicious ways
5. Recognize advertising techniques that encourage you to spend more
6. Increase calcium intake by including more calcium-rich foods in your diet
7. Plan meals your family will enjoy
8. Alter recipes so they are lower in fat, sugar, and sodium
9. Protect your family from food borne illnesses
10. Save time, energy, and make new friends!

A series of lessons are available to participants. Those completing the lessons receive a diet analysis, a Cent$ible Nutrition Program Cookbook, cooking utensils, a grocery shopping list, and more.

For more information about the program, please contact Shelley at the Lincoln County Extension Office, (307) 885-3132 or visit the Cent$ible Nutrition Program website.


Community Change

The healthy choice should be the easy choice – for ALL families. Statewide, the Cent$ible Nutrition Program is seeking out new opportunities to promote policy, system, and environmental changes in the community. We hope these changes will increase access to healthy foods and physical activity for everyone. You can find out more about CNP’s community projects around the state on the CNP Community Engagement & Outreach page.

If you are interested in working together to promote healthy change in Lincoln County community, please contact Shelley!