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Natema Drummond

EFNEP Nutrition Program Assistant, Adult and Youth Edgecombe County Centernsdrummo@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 201 Saint Andrew St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Mailing Address: PO Box 129
Tarboro, NC 27886

Job Description Partner with businesses that align with EFNEP principles, with the aim to provide nutrition education services to low-income families. Collaborate with local schools and coordinate with teachers in order to introduce and re-enforce healthy eating habits, the importance of hand washing, Fighting BAC! and increased physical activity daily through the "Eat Smart, Move More" initiative. Pair with organizations to teach adults how to manage financial resources, that they may improve the flow of healthier foods into the home. Provide classes to parents that include hands-on cooking, food demonstrations and nutritious tasting with the expressed goal of developing light food preparation skills and empowering more home cooks. Make available access to these free class series so that low-income, Edgecombe County residents will benefit from decreased health disparities, increase life expectancies and improved quality of life.

Website edgecombe.ces.ncsu.edu

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