Eating Smarter; Being Active

  • Free Nutrition and Cooking Class to be offered
  • Free Eating Smart Being Active Classes to be offered
  • Are you Interested in Learning how to Buy, Eat, and Live Better?
  • Would you like Nutrition to be Made Simple?
  • Learn How to Eat Healthier on a Budget

Blackfeet Reservation and the Montana State University Extension Nutrition Education Program is offering a series of hands on, interactive classes focused on basic nutrition, food preparation, and physical activity on a budget.

The class is part of the SNAP-Ed Program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and provides a free 8-session series of classes designed for families and persons living on a limited income.

The series of classes will cover topics including easy meal planning according to MyPlate, ideas for stretching food dollars, tips for increasing physical activity, and tasty ways to eat healthy. Preparation of healthy and inexpensive meals or snacks is a part of every lesson, and taste testing is included!

Participants will not only gain valuable skills in providing healthy, balanced meals to their families, they will also receive recipes, fact sheets, and a free kitchen item at each class.

Classes will be held every Monday 3:00 to 4:30 through November 7th.

Please contact Theresa Pepion (406) 873-8553; at the Glacier County Extension Office to register for the class, or if you have questions.

More information and online sign up can be found at the program website or check out recipes and health tips on the Buy Eat Live Better Facebook and Pinterest pages.