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Shawnee County

Shawnee County
K-State Research and Extension
1740 SW Western Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604


Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

785-232-0093 fax

Shawnee County SNAP-Ed is offering
Free Nutrition Classes

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Do you qualify for free classes?

You qualify for these classes if you qualify for FDPIR, Free and Reduced Lunch Program, Head Start, Medicaid/Kancare, SNAP, TANF, TEFAP, or WIC.  

You qualify if your household size and gross income (income before taxes, or other subtractions) fall below the following levels. 

Household SizeMonthly Gross Income
2  2,686
3  3,386
4  4,086
5  4,786
6  5,486
7  6,186
8  6,886

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If you qualify, please complete our simple, one minute questionnaire and someone will contact you: 

Classes include 6 weekly lessons and can cover such topics as:

    • Basic Nutrition and Cooking Skills
    • Recipes for quick, low-cost meals
    • Preventing Foodborne Illness
    • Simple ways be active
    • Portion control
    • Buying the best for less
    • Making Smart Drink Choices
    • Choosing More Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet

FREE incentives for attending 


Resistance bands, spray bottles, shopping bags, pedometers, vegetable peeler/brush, cutting boards, measuring cups and spoons.

Click here for additional information on classes.