Food Smarts for Adults VE is a series of interactive classes where people share their wisdom and learn from others.
Discussion topics include:
- Exploring your personal food history
- Saving time and money when shopping
- How to create a healthy meal
- Benefits of creating a colorful diet
- Reading and understanding food labels
Participants receive fun recipes to try at home!
This series is approved to teach adults, online, using “live” VE delivery. This means that SNAP-Ed educators deliver virtual lessons to students during class time. This is the closest method to traditional, face-to face education that requires the least preparation and technical skills. Live lessons allow for the most interaction with students through facilitated dialogue and other techniques.
UPDATE: This series has recently been approved to teach adults, online, using the “flipped” model of VE delivery. This model gives some flexibility to students. They can watch a short video on their own time. They also commit to a shorter amount of time interacting with classmates and/or the educator than the more traditional methods require.
Resources developed for online use created by the WA SNAP-Ed Food Smarts Adult Virtual Education Workgroup. Members include:
- Anna Weyrauch (Lead)-WSU Clark County Extension
- Anne-Cherise Jensen-Tulalip Tribe
- Angela Shields-WSU Clark County Extension
- Erica Lewis-Multicare
- Eileen Grigsby-Thurston County Foodbank
- Sandra Valencia-Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
- Mattie Sobotka-CTW