Michigan’s primary goal for SNAP-Ed is to increase fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity behaviors as a means to prevent diet-related health problems in Michigan SNAP recipients. The Michigan Fitness Foundation’s (MFF’s) statewide fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity evaluation, in conjunction with PSE indicator measurements and other statewide and local program evaluation, allow MFF and its partners to report best-practices and show outcomes related to target audiences and their environment.

As SNAP-Ed programming evolves, careful and deliberate formative, process, outcome and impact evaluations are required. These evaluations allow MFF to share best practices and continuously improve the quality of its programming.