Nutrition and Healthy Eating

2018 Lane County Extension Summer/Fall Food Preservation Classes


Classes include making Mini-Pies and Cobblers, Smoking and Curing Meats, Basic Fermentation and More!!!

GROW Healthy Kids and Communities – Reporting Back After 5 Years in Communities


In the Summer 2014 issue of Oregon Small Farm News, our colleagues in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences Extension reported on GROW Healthy Kids and Communities (GROW), an innovative,...

By Kathy Gunter, Deborah John, Tammy Winfield

Veggie Rx in Oregon


This article summarizes results of an Oregon-wide survey of “Veggie Rx” programs, conducted by the Veggie Rx working group of the Oregon Community Food Systems Network.
Tomatoes at market

Square Foot Gardening Foundation

Online Resource

Dedicated to educating the importance of a plant based diet. Square Foot Gardening focused on having resources locally to help achieve goals while having someone who knows all about your backyard.
2017 EFNEP Impact Sheet

EFNEP - 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Provides 2017 highlights and program impacts for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) in Oregon.
2017 Food Hero fact sheet

Food Hero 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Impact report for the Food Hero Social Marketing Campaign - 2017.
2017 SNAP-Ed fact sheet

SNAP-Ed 2017 Impact Report

Fact Sheet

Oregon SNAP-Ed impact report provides highlights and success stories for 2017.

School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET)

Online Resource

The School Physical Activity and Nutrition Environment Tool (SPAN-ET) was developed to assess school resources and readiness to improve nutrition and physical activity environments, suggest appropriate improvement strategies, and score impacts resulting from environmentally-based treatments. The assessment tool includes 27 Area of Interest items in physical activity and nutrition, and considers the physical, situational, and policy environment within each component.
girls on bikes


Online Resource

HEAL MAPPS™ is an award winning Extension Family & Community Health community engagement program. HEAL MAPPS™ helps communities document people’s experience related to supports and barriers for healthy eating and physical activity. We will provide your community with a MAPPS™ report to help facilitate and guide your community’s efforts for creating an environment that supports eating healthy and being physically active.
children on slide

Balanced Energy-Physical Activity (BEPA) Toolkit©

Online Resource

The Balanced Energy-Physical Activity (BEPA) Toolkit© integrates physical activity and nutrition concepts through education and activity. The toolkit provides educators with materials and activity ideas that can be used in and outside of the classroom and before, during, or after school..

Spanish/English Pictorial Recipes Set #4

OSU Extension Catalog

Ten print-ready, illustrated, culturally appropriate recipes in Spanish and English. Designed for limited-literacy, limited-income audiences.