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Josephine Espinoza, left, and Nancy Winter, from the University of Minnesota Extension nutrition program, present information Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Commissioners about an education program they provide to residents who receive food support. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Nutrition education enhances county food support program

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Families who come to the Kandiyohi County Family Services Dep-artment seeking assistance to buy food are getting an education in nutrition to help stretch their food support dollars.

Offered are tips on menu planning, food handling and how to shop for foods rich in nutrition. The information is provided twice a month by the University of Minnesota Extension's "Simply Good Eating" program, funded in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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