Contact the Durham County Department of Public Health,
Nutrition Division

Address: 414 East Main St
                  Durham, NC 27701

Phone: (919) 560-7837

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DINE, Durham's Innovative Nutrition Education program is a unique school and community-based nutrition education program that serves the people of Durham, NC through all stages of life. It is a program designed and implemented by the Durham County Department of Public Health in Durham, North Carolina and is supported by funds from both SNAP-Education and Durham County

DINE provides nutrition education and services throughout the Durham community through the following programs:

  early Childhood    

Works with early childhood education providers such as preschools, daycares, and pre-K programs to improve the nutrition and physical activity environments of eligible facilities. Contact Meghan Brown for more information.

  elem. school  

Serves the elementary school community through interactive nutrition classes, cooking-based nutrition lessons, school wellness programs, and afterschool programming. Contact Barbara Rumer for more information.

 middle school    

Provides interactive cooking-based nutrition education in middle schools, during the school day and afterschool. Contact Kamaria Mason for more information.


Partners with schools to make the healthy choice the easy choice for students and the school community by facilitating policy, system, and environmental changes related to nutrition and physical activity. Contact Raina Bunnag for more information.


Provides interactive nutrition and culinary workshops at various sites including homeless shelters, food pantries, Durham Housing Authority sites, faith-based organizations, and community centers. Contact Beth Herring for more information.

  healthy envir  

Works with corner stores, grocery stores, farmers’ markets, and food pantries to help increase access to healthy food throughout Durham. Contact Nasim Youseffi form more information.