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Friday Forum Calls - FFY2019

Friday Forum Calls – FFY2019

Here are the recordings and attachments from calls held in FFY2019

Topic: Integrating Physical Activity (PA) into SNAP-Ed

The first Friday Forum was centered around physical activity and how to best incorporate it into the WA SNAP-Ed program.  Discussion topics include: new guidelines for PA in schools, activities that can be done in a variety of settings, opportunities to engage community partners and policies that help increase PA.

Here are the PowerPoint Slides:

Here are links to a number of resources that may help SNAP-Ed educators implement and extend PA in programming :

Topic: School and Community Gardens and SNAP-Ed

Discussion Topics:

  • Master Gardeners and other volunteer programs in garden establishment and maintenance.
  • Activities to link the classroom and the school garden.
  • Policies to allow garden produce to be used in the school or summer feeding programs.
  • Extending the school gardens to the home.
  • Gardening in affordable housing sites.
  • Grow a Row Campaigns.

Topic: Farmers Markets and Increasing Access to Locally Grown Food

Discussion Topics:

  • Activities to support promotion of SNAP, SFMNP and other FMNP benefits as well as incentive programs.
  • Assisting Farm Stands and smaller markets with eligibility for SNAP and other benefits.
  • Partnering with local WIC providers on WIC distribution days.
  • Engaging kids and families at the market.

Here are the Power Point slides:

We had difficulty in the recording of this forum. Please contact Terry Perry: for information on the presentation.