OSU Extension is now accepting applications for the Master Food Preserver (MFP) volunteer program! The MFP volunteer training course will be offered October 3rd to November 18th in a hybrid format that includes online lectures, ... Read more...
Seed to Supper was co-created by the Oregon Food Bank and OSU Extension. Today, the program is entirely run by OSU Extension. We have pledged to maintain a focus on communities who have historically experienced disproportionate rates of hunger, including people of color, immigrants and refugees, trans and gender nonconforming communities, and single moms and caregivers.
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Food Security Resources
Online application for SNAP benefits: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is a federal program that helps millions of low-income Americans put food on the table. Apply for SNAP benefits online
Square Foot Gardening Foundation: Dedicated to educating on the importance of a plant-based diet and making nutritious food available both internationally and in low-income U.S. communities. Square Foot Gardening focuses on local resources and a simple gardening method that can be done in all types of outdoor spaces.
Childhood Food Insecurity - Professional & Continuing Education: Childhood Food Insecurity is a free online course developed in partnership with the Childhood Hunger Initiative of Oregon covering various topics associated with child health and wellness. The course covers food access and choices, the relationship between food insecurity and health and development, along with intervention strategies in circumstances of childhood hunger. Healthcare professionals seeking continuing medical education can earn valuable CME credit by taking an optional exam following the five online modules.
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OSU Extension hosted Aspergillus Workshop on August 24, 2023. Recordings and presentation PDFs are linked below. Biology and Ecology of Aspergillus species Dr. Cynthia Ocamb, Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathology Specialist,...
Govinda Shrestha, Cynthia Ocamb, Qingyang Wang |
Aug 2023 |
This series is all about connecting listeners to small scale farmers and ranchers. We come together to talk about their why, how they came to be where they are, challenges, joys, and how they keep going. We are grateful ...
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From their website: Oregon Small Farm News is a free online newsletter that concentrates on both commercial small farm entrepreneurs as well as non-commercial small acreage landowners. Our focus embraces organic/biological and ...
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