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Kyle Hood

Regional Nutrition Extension Associate - Region 2, EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Steps to Health

Ashe County Center, 134 Law Enforcement Drive, Suite 202 Jefferson, NC 28640


Kyle works with Extension Agents and EFNEP Educators in the Northwest part of the state to aid them in implementing direct education programs and PSE initiatives. Kyle covers the counties of Ashe, Forsyth, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Caldwell, Alexander, Wilkes, Iredell, Catawba, Alleghany, Surry, Yadkin, Stokes, and Yancey.

When Kyle isn’t working he enjoys gardening, hiking, and raising pigs and chickens with his family.

Programs and Initiatives

  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
  • SNAP-Ed Steps to Health program

Contributing Websites


BS Nutrition Appalachian State University

MS Nutrition Meredith College

Area(s) of Expertise

  • Community Food Security
  • Community Gardens
  • Nutrition Education