Programs - Healthy Eating

  • 5210=8 Program

    5-2-1-0=8 is an obesity prevention initiative designed to communicate basic healthy habit principles using a very simple acronym. We partner with schools, childcare, and out-of-school programs, healthcare practices, worksites, and…

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  • Cooking Matters

    Cooking Matters hands-on courses empower families with the skills to be self-sufficient in the kitchen. Courses meet for two hours, once a week for six weeks and are team-taught by…

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    Participants receive book of handouts and recipes, bag of groceries at the end of each class and get to sample different recipes prepared during class by participants

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  • Cooking Matters: Exploring Food Together

    Exploring Food Together is a toolkit of simple activities that adults who work with young children (3 to 5 years old) can use, in the classroom or in the home,…

    Price:
    Free

    Services:
    - Exposes children to new or different types of foods with a goal of increased consumption of fruits and vegetables with increased exposure to them in a supportive environment
    - Each class includes reading a book focused on food/nutrition, an activity and sampling healthy foods
    - Goals of the classes are that children will utilize senses to explore different types of food, be willing to try new foods and be aware of basic kitchen and food safety rules.

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  • Downtown Farmer’s Market

    The current market facility may have just been built in the 1980’s but still holds a unique part in the history of Wichita Falls. Agriculture has played a major role in…

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  • Eat Well

    Our goal is to make Wichita County a healthy community with healthy people.  Eat Well aims to build an excellent quality of life that supports health and well-being through healthy…

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  • Grocery Cart Program (60 years of age or older)

    The Grocery Cart program is a subscription service that will pick you up at your residence, take you to the grocery store, and then return you to your residence with…

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  • Group Nutrition Education Classes

    One time or a series of classes focused on different nutrition topics as desired by the host organization for individuals of all ages.

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    Free

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  • Live Well Cooking Class

    A FREE cooking class where the basic principles of nutrition and cooking skills are taught in a fun and interactive environment. You will learn about common and not-so-common food items,…

    Ages:
    Adult

    Price:
    FREE

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  • Produce Express

    The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank currently provides distributions at 24 locations and they continually reach out to agencies to collaborate with for the Produce Express distributions. The Produce Express program…

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  • Services:
    4-H programs and classes on bullying, healthy eating, healthy lifestyles.

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