Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program coming to the McAllen Public Library

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be offering the public a free 7 week nutrition course, in both English & Spanish, at the McAllen Public Library, starting September 6th and running weekly through October 18th.

Learn components of the MYPLATE program to help improve eating habits, food safety in the home, encouragement of wellness and increasing physical activity. Participants also learn to prepare nutritious, low cost recipes for their families, and will be able to sample a different recipe each week.

Week 1 – Healthy Foods, Healthy Families – Tuesday, September 6 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Primera Semana – Comida Saludable Y Familias Saludables – jueves, el 8 de septiembre (1:30-3:00PM)

Week 2 – Foods that Pack a Punch – Tuesday, September 13 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Segunda Semana – Comida De Gran Potencia – jueves, el 15 de septiembre (1:30-3:00 PM)

Week 3 – Making the Most of My Plate – Tuesday, September 20 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Tercera Semana – Aprovechando Al Maximo Mi Plato – jueves, el 22 de septiembre (1:30-3:00 PM)

Week 4 – Power of Planning – Tuesday, September 27 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Cuarta Semana – El Poder de Planificar – jueves, el 29 de septiembre (1:30-3:00 PM)

Week 5 – Setting Your Limits – Tuesday, October 4 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Quinta Semana – Establecer Sus Limites – jueves, el 6 de Octubre (1:30-3:00 PM)

Week 6 – Plate It Safe – Tuesday, October 11 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Sexta Semana – El Cuidado de Sus Alimentos – jueves, el 13 de octubre (1:30-3:00 PM)

Week 7 – The Choice is Yours – Tuesday, October 18 (1:30-3:00 PM)

Septima Semana – La Decision Es Tuya – jueves, el 20 de octubre (1:30-3:00 PM)

To register, head over the events page on the McAllen Public Library website: MPL Events


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