Food & Nutrition
Mahoning Valley Mobile Market
Making several stops every week across the city, the Mahoning Valley Mobile Market is staffed by a team from ACTION and Flying High and sells produce grown at Flying High’s GROW Urban Farm on the North Side of Youngstown, as well as products from local farmers and other important staples, such as eggs, butter and milk. As part of the effort to improve community health and address the lack of grocery stores across the city, the goal of the Mobile Market isn’t just to deliver produce – it’s to provide a scaled-down version of what you could find in most markets.
Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP at OSU Extension)
EFNEP serves limited resource adults who care for children in their homes as well as limited income youth. The program utilizes interactive discussions and activities to guide participants through a series of community-based workshops aimed at improving diet quality, food safety and physical activity. Adult participants also gain skills in food preparation and managing their food budgets. The program is free and offered in 16 Ohio counties.