Bossier Parish 2021 Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Report

During the 2021year, EFNEP enrolled participants throughout Bossier Parish. One professional and two paraprofessionals taught EFNEP classes at a variety of locations. Our target audience includes limited-resource individuals. Participants included youth grades Kindergarten through 12thgrade and adults who are raising youth. Participants completed enrollment and exit surveys which included questions to assess nutrition knowledge and behavior changes. Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, lessons were available in-person and virtually.

2021 EFNEP Sites:

  • 1 adult rehabilitation site
  • 1 library
  • 2 schools
  • 1 other youth education site

Bossier Parish EFNEP Reach:

  • 66 residents participated in EFNEP educational series
  • 19 adults enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 78 youth enrolled in nutrition education series
  • 19 total family participants
  • 79%of EFNEP adult participants reported income at or below 185% of poverty level

2021 Bossier Parish EFNEP Results:

Adult Outreach:

  • 67% improved food resource management practices
  • 67% improved diet quality
  • 33% improved physical activity behaviors
  • 67% improved food safety practices
  • 0% improved food security

Youth Outreach:

  • 89% improved ability to choose foods according to the dietary guidelines
  • 33% acquired skills to be food secure
  • 52% improved physical activity practices
  • 52% improved food safety practices
  • 0% improved ability to prepare simple, nutrition affordable food
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