Nutrition Education

The purpose of the East Texas Food Bank’s Nutrition Education Program is obesity and chronic disease prevention. The program offers nutrition education to low-income community members by partnering with community organizations and social service agencies serving limited-resource clients. The program also offers nutrition education through direct education classes and Partners in Health.

Direct Education


Provides nutrition education to children, adults and seniors through nutrition sessions, grocery store tours and Share Our Strength Cooking Matters classes for individuals and families.

Partners in Health

in Health

Engages clinic and healthcare systems in screening for food insecurity and onsite emergency food box distributions. Provides healthy food access and education to improve health outcomes.



Find fun, healthy and nutritious recipes to cook with your family for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

My Plate


Learn how to build a healthier diet, tools for assessment and much more with these MyPlate resources.

Interested in volunteering with the Nutrition Education Program?

Fill out a Nutrition Education Volunteer Application today!

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at:, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.