Extension Nutrition Education Program


Welcome to an array of award-winning publications designed and produced by the UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program. \


NEP nutrition publications are categorized by audience. Materials translated into Spanish are included within these sections: 

Some of the children’s publications are activities that can be used by teachers as “take-home” sheets or  parents can use with their children at home. Others are fact sheets on various nutrition and food safety topics to use in the classroom, or with adults enrolled in agency groups. 

All materials are available as pdf files and many are also available for quantity purchase through the UMass Extension Bookstore.

Food Safety

Our food safety publications were developed by experts in the field and are organized by topics suitable for:

Healthy Recipes

All our recipes were carefully tested and selected to include one or more of the healthy principles we teach. They are organized by: