Placer County Get Fresh! Grant Awarded to the Center for Wellness and Nutrition

The Center for Wellness and Nutrition is pleased to have partnered with Placer County Health and Human Services to compete and be awarded the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) Get Fresh! Grant through the California Department of Social Services. This award will provide nutrition education to CalWORKs and CalFresh clients, implement Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems at two unserved farmers’ markets, create community gardens for foster youth and veterans, and enhance gleaning activities to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables at food banks and food closets within the county. This funding is pending final United States Department of Agriculture approval as part of the California State SNAP-Ed Plan.

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