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Oregon Farm Direct Nutrition Program (FDNP) 2018 Info for Farmers

FDNP connects eligible seniors and WIC families with the freshest local produce available, and the wonderful farmers who grow our food. Participating farmers earned $1.4 million in FDNP sales last...


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 | Article

The WAVE~Ripples for Change: Obesity Prevention in Active Youth

OSU project directors Siew Sun Wong, an assistant professor of nutrition and a specialist with the Extension Service, and Melinda Manore, a professor of nutrition, were awarded $4.7 million to start the program, called “The WAVE Ripples for Change: Obesity Prevention for Active Youth in After-school Programs Using Virtual and Real-World Experiential Learning.”

By Siew Sun Wong, | Article