Jacalin has been a SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator with UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program for the past four years. Her favorite part of being a SNAP-Educator is connecting with the community and tailoring classes and workshops to different needs. Her goal is to promote the understanding of where food comes from, the impacts on health as well as how to grow, prepare, and prefer nutritious foods through a combination of engagement and education.
Healthy You Blog
Whether your child is returning to school in-person or virtually this fall, snacks are an important part of their learning. Prepackaged snacks can be costly and are higher in fat and sodium providing very little vitamins and minerals. This blog will guide you on why healthy snacks are important and how you can easily prepare snacks that are delicious, nutritious and easy on your wallet.