Contact

Robin Maille
Email
Faculty Page

Region 1 North East
(Baker, Union and Wallowa counties)

“Local Foods and Healthy Living”

Description

North East is taking a three pronged approach to improving the health and well-being of Baker, Union and Wallowa Counties. Promoting healthy eating and healthy living by expanding the Field to Fork program, increasing the availability of food preservation and baking classes, and increasing public outreach through community events.

Team Members

  • Baker: Janice Cowan (4-H)
  • Union: Carole Smith (RA), Robin Maille (FCH/NEP) and Darrin Walenta (Crops)
  • Wallowa: Deb Schreiber (4-H/FCH) and Ann Bloom (NEP)

Highlighted Partners

  • Oregon Wheat Growers League
  • Wallowa County Fair Board
  • Community Connections, Union, Baker and Wallowa Counties

Project Files

    Moore Family Center Outreach Activities

    MFC

    • Youth learned how to grind whole wheat kernels into flour and bake healthy snacks and breads at the Wallowa County Fair
    • Schedule classes to teach food preservation and baking

    Food Hero

    • Host community events for greater outreach with whole grain foods tastings
    • Demonstrate Food Hero recipes made from whole grain flour at Family Appreciate Night