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Melanie Cashion

Melanie Cashion

EFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant Avery County
Street Address: 661 Vale Rd.
Newland, NC 28657
Mailing Address: 661 Vale Rd.
Newland, NC 28657

Job Description Program Assistants help families learn the practical skills necessary to improve the nutritional quality of the meals they serve their families. The hands-on, learn by doing approach of EFNEP allows the participants to make multiple positive behavior changes. These include better managing their food budgets, preparing and eating more meals at home, increasing physical activity, making healthy food and drink choices, limiting TV time, controlling portion sizes and using safe food practices.


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Try Garbanzo Beans!

Garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, are a nutritious legume grown all over the world and popular in many cuisines. Garbanzos …

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