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What we do

We provide unbiased research-based programs in agriculture, horticulture, health, nutrition, food safety and preservation, and youth development.

4-H Youth Development

4-H prepares young people to step up to the challenges in their community and the world. Using research-based programming focused on positive youth development, 4-H youth get the hands-on, real-world experience they need to become leaders.

 Eat Smart Idaho
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education(SNAP-ED)

SNAP-Ed teaches people eligible for SNAP how to make healthy choices with a limited budget, and choose active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate.

 Job Opening: Nutrition Advisor I, Eat Smart Idaho

Part time, 20 hours per week, $11.00 per hour Duties include providing education and support for the Eat Smart Idaho Program in the areas of nutrition, food safety, and food resource management to eligible, limited-resource participants including food stamp recipients, food stamp eligible youth and adult audiences. This position will be based out of Preston, Idaho.

For more information and to apply, visit 

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Classes and Workshops

Many classes are offered in the following areas: horticulture, crops, Idaho Master Gardener, health, nutrition, food safety and preservation, and 4-H. Look for upcoming classes in the local newspaper, radio, Facebook and on this website.