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Tennessee Receives 4-H Food Smart Families Grant 

Jul 17, 2020


Justin Crowe, Extension Specialist

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Tennessee 4-H was recently awarded a two year grant from National 4-H Council and UnitedHealthcare to implement the 4-H Food Smart Families program. This program, funded by UnitedHealthcare, is designed to teach 4-H members the importance of healthy eating, food budget skills, food preparation ideas, etc. A team from Tennessee are currently attending the National 4-H Food Smart Families training in Tucson, AZ.

Attendees include: Carson Stover (4-H Healthy Living Ambassador – Obion County), Kaylee Case (4-H Healthy Living Ambassador – Macon County), Carrie Stephens (4-H, ALEC department) and Justin Crowe (4-H, ALEC department). Sessions included team building, food safety and preparation ideas, and a tour of the Tucson Village Farm.

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