Better Living for Texans

About Us
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Better Living for Texans (BLT) is a nutrition education program for adults and children that are SNAP participants and SNAP eligible.

The BLT program helps people make healthy meals, improve their physical fitness, save money at the grocery store, grow their own foods, and adopt better food safety habits.

Programs

ADULT

  • A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!
  • Get the Facts
  • Carbohydrates Series
  • Be Well, Live Well
  • Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Course
  • Walk Across Texas
  • Walk N Talk

YOUTH

  • Color Me Healthy for SNAP-Ed
  • Balancing Food and Play
  • Choose Healthy
  • Learn, Grow, Eat & GO!
  • Walk Across Texas/Walk N Talk

Materials Available

  • Brochures
  • Fact Sheets

Contacts

Kerry Kennedy, M. Ag.

Better Living For Texans

Extension Agent – Harris County

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

6200 Savoy Dr., Suite 430

Houston, TX  77036

713-349-0880

Email:  kerry.kennedy@ag.tamu.edu

 

Lora Jorgensen

Better Living For Texans

Project Coordinator I

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

6200 Savoy Dr., Suite 430

Houston, TX  77036

713-349-0880

Email:  lora.jorgensen-tjorn@ag.tamu.edu

Useful links

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

http://www.eatright.org/

211 Texas: Connecting People to Services:

https://www.211texas.org/211/

USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center

http://fnic.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=4&tax_level=1

MyPlate

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

SNAP information:

http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/

 

 

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