Family and Community Health

Oregon State University Extension's Family & Community Development Field Faculty work collaboratively with community organizations and Extension volunteers to develop programs.

Upcoming Class

March 4, Tuesday: Growing & Enjoying Leafy Greens
Expand the variety of vegetables and increase the nutrition content of meals with leafy greens. Recipes, tastes, meal planning ideas and growing tips abound in this class.  Leafy green often do well in a winter or early spring garden.

CLASSES January-April 2014


Food insecurity and poor nutrition are present across all age groups. One in eight individuals is using food stamps. Obesity and often-accompanying diabetes have been identified as the most significant health challenges. Food safety, especially in the increasingly larger and more vulnerable older adult population, remains a constant threat.


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Chronic Disease Self-Management

The Stanford University curriculum, Chronic Disease Self-management (CDMSP) is offered via Rogue Valley Council of Governments' Senior and Disability Services.

Family and Community Development Site: please visit the statewide site

For further information contact:


Cheryl Kirk, Nutrition Instructor
Josephine County Extension