Farm to School

Farm to School


Moore Family Center

The Moore Family Center and a team of Farm to School Teens as Teachers bring family cooking classes to elementary students in Greater Albany Public Schools.

Growing Healthy Families

A free, remote cooking and nutrition class for K-3rd grade kids and families in Greater Albany Public Schools!

Learn about the many foods grown right here in Oregon – and practice cooking delicious, nutritious recipes using featured foods each week.

Sessions are 4 weeks long (Session 5 is an exception), see schedule and registration links in the table below.


K-3rd graders AND their families, in the Greater Albany Public School District (older elementary-aged siblings welcome to join).


Remote class, via Zoom.


3:45 – 5 p.m. (see schedule below for session days)


  • First half-hour (3:45 – 4:15 p.m.) – K-3rd graders learn about Oregon-grown foods.
  • Last 45 minutes (4:15 – 5 p.m.) - Family Cooking Time!

Note Parent or guardian presence and participation is required for Family Cooking Time; siblings welcome for Family Cooking Time.

Other important info

Families will need to pick-up a Welcome Kit, which includes:

  • Winco gift card
  • recipes
  • weekly grocery lists
  • a fun cooking tool
  • children's supplies for class activities

Prior to each class, you will need to shop for recipe ingredients (using your Winco gift card and weekly grocery lists provided in the Welcome Kit).

Class schedule

  Parents - Important.
When registering - YOU are the Primary Participant.
There is a step in the process to enter your child's info after entering yours.

Session 1


3:45 - 5 p.m.


March 31, April 7, 14, 21

Oregon-grown featured foods

  • Beets
  • Wheat
  • Leeks & potatoes
  • Winter squash & apples

Register session 1

Session 2


3:45 - 5 p.m.


April 1, 8, 15, 22

Oregon-grown featured foods

  • Kale
  • Parsnips & turnips
  • Dry/canned beans
  • Pears

Register session 2

Session 3


3:45 - 5 p.m.


April 26, May 3, 10, 17

Oregon-grown featured foods

  • Salad greens
  • Celery
  • Cauliflower
  • Blueberries

Register session 3

Session 4


3:45 - 5 p.m.


April 28, May 5, 12, 19

Oregon-grown featured foods

  • Brussels sprouts
  • Oats
  • Peas
  • Rhubarb

Register session 4

Session 5

Note This session meets twice a week for two weeks.


Wednesdays & Thursdays
3:45 - 5 p.m.


May 26, 27, June 2, 3

Oregon-grown featured foods

  • Asparagus
  • Radish
  • Eggs
  • Strawberries

Register session 5

Classes are offered through a partnership with the Moore Family Center and OSU Extension Linn County 4-H Teens as Teachers.


Please contact Candace Russo or Julie Jacobs:
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]

Teens as Teachers - Farm to School

Join our team of Teens as Teachers to build skills in leadership, teamwork, teaching elementary youth about healthy foods, and more!


Any 8th – 12th grader in the following school districts:

  • Greater Albany Public School District
  • Lebanon School District
  • Corvallis School District

Learn More

Please contact Andrea Leao or Candace Russo to get an Info Packet, or to sign-up for the training session!

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 541-730-3534

Email: [email protected]