Food Literacy empowers its participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to adopt a healthier lifestyle. With the help of nutrition and public health professionals, participants learn to shop smarter, make healthier choices and cook delicious meals. This program is open to residents of Pitt County, North Carolina; it is also available to a variety of settings such as worksites and churches at no cost. Trained participants are asked to give 10 volunteer hours back to the community by providing nutrition information in the manner of their choosing. Funding is provided by Vidant Medical Foundation.