Welcome to Ideas for Cooking and Nutrition (ICAN) in:Bernalillo County

What is ICAN?

ICAN inspires New Mexico's families to make healthy food and lifestyle choices, and makes those choices possible by creating health-friendly communities.

Ideas for Cooking and Nutrition (ICAN) is a New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service (NMSU CES) program funded by Federal grants to provide nutrition education to SNAP-eligible audiences in New Mexico. Our mission is to inspire New Mexico’s families to make healthy food and lifestyle choices and to make those choices possible by creating health-friendly communities.

ICAN is the largest implementing agency for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) grant in New Mexico, and the only agency for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) grant. Both grants are reauthorized every five years by legislation commonly referred to as the “Farm Bill,” and are administered by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

You can learn more at the ICAN homepage

Announcement

Now offering live classes again for hands on experience throughout the county. Please call our office for more information.

Connect with ICAN!

Contact your county ICAN Nutrition Educator at Bernalillo to learn more about ICAN or find classes. 505-243-1386

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