Family Nutrition Program

  • " A Partnership to Promote a Healthy Tomorrow Through Education Today. "


The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) at the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Children and Families Economic Self-Sufficiency and state and local agencies, provides educational programs in food and nutrition.  The goal of the program is to gain practical knowledge and skills required for a healthy diet and lifestyle.   

FNP teaches how to improve dietary habits by providing current and accurate nutritional  information through education and research.  Participation in the Family Nutrition  Program's lectures and educational programs helps participants learn more about:

  • Food
  • Fitness
  • Nutrient Education
  • Understanding Food Labels
  • Dietary Disease Prevention
  • MyPlate/Dietary Guidelines
  • Effective Management of Food Resources/Safety



Kathy Ponce, FNP PA

Phone: 904-209-0430



More Information..

For more information on specific FNP programs and other Extension Food and Nutrition Programs, call the St. Johns County Extension Service (904) 209-0430 or visit us here