Healthy Living

Nutrition Education

We provide Nutrition Education to limited-resource individuals, children, and adults through our team of Educators in Washington County, and our Metro Hispanic Nutrition Office in SE Portland. Workshops and support are available in English, Spanish, Russian, and more.

Our Vision: Working together to educate and equip Oregonians to live healthy, active lives through nutrition education.

Practical . . . Relevant . . . Hands-on . . . Fun
All at no cost to participants

We reach income-eligible adults, youth and families with:

  • Classes in the community
  • Classes at high-need schools
  • Demonstrations
  • Displays

Program benefits for participants:

  • Are more food secure and report they are less likely to run out of food
  • Make better food choices and learn the importance of physical activity
  • Learn and plan how to stretch food dollars
  • Learn to handle food safely
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Healthy Aging

Most of Washington County’s 45,000 adults over the age of 65 are active and independent and wish to stay that way! OSU Extension Service offers information and educational programs to help older adults, their family members and caregivers face the challenges of aging in a positive and productive way. Attend one of the many public programs or view or request written materials on topics relating to healthy aging.

See Extension's healthy aging resources

Healthy Home Partnership

The Healthy Homes Partnership is a cooperative effort of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Cooperative Extension Service. Resources focus on identifying and reducing risks around the home such as lead based paint, indoor air quality and pesticides.

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