Our story

Our Story

Moore Family Center

A legacy of health

Created through a generous donation from two of the world’s most prominent advocates for whole grains and healthy eating, Bob and Charlee Moore, the Moore Family Center helps individuals and communities live healthier through good nutrition.

We bring together scientists, educators, students and the community to advance the science of nutrition. We generate knowledge around healthy foods and together create solutions to help make a positive difference in people’s lifelong health and well-being.

We embrace our roots as a former college of home economics and retain our values — such as the need for a healthy, home-cooked meal. In fact, we still use our kitchens, updated in 2013, to teach and empower Oregon State students, as well as community school children, to be healthy by offering hands-on learning opportunities with healthy cooking programs.

Charlee Moore

In memoriam
Charlee Moore 1928 - 2018

The Moore Family Center honors Bob’s Red Mill co-founder Charlee Moore, who died Sunday, October 7, 2018

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