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Region 3

Region 3

Implementing Agency (IA)

WSU Extension

Key Contacts

Acacia Zambrana
IA co-Lead
Email Acacia

Jen Moss
IA co-Lead
Email Jen

Amber Noskoff
Data Specialist
Email Amber

Upcoming Region 3 Events

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Regional News & Updates

Region 3 SNAP-Ed Friday Update for 09/18/20

[textblock title="Region 3 Friday Update for 09/18/20" ]Hello SNAP-Ed Friends,   I hope you're all hanging in there.  We are looking forward to being all together on Zoom in a few weeks!  Apologies for the…

Region 3 SNAP-Ed Friday Update for 09/11/2020

[textblock title="Region 3 SNAP-Ed Friday Update for 09/11/2020" ]Hello SNAP-Ed Friends, We hope that you and your families are safe from the fires and smoke that are affecting so many across the state.  Again, I…
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Stories & Impacts

A woman walking on a gravel sidewalk with cars parked on the sidewalk.

Community partnerships help San Juan County improve street safety

An Orcas Island resident walks along Prune Alley. The gravel shoulder serves as a sidewalk on one of East Sound’s busiest streets. What began as a local SNAP-Ed campaign to increase physical activity and promote…
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Updated Processes and Purchasing FFY2020

Please use the resources below as a reference for 2020 reporting and fiscal due dates; required trainings; and information about regional meetings, effort certifications and program monitoring. Also included here are the two forms we request you use when submitting receipts with your invoices.  Please use one form per receipt.

PEARS and Evaluation

Please use the resources below as a reference for 2020 tools and methods for training, tracking, surveying and reporting on SNAP-Ed activities in PEARS.

  1. FY20 PEARS Data Entry Requirements
  2. FY20 PEARS Updates


  1. Curriculum information, links and trainings available on the Curriculum page.
  2. Teaching calendars will be requested again in mid-December!

Dietary Guidelines and Recipe Guidance

The goal of SNAP-Ed, as stated in the Guidance is:

“to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy food choices within a limited budget and choose physically active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA food guidance.”

Given this goal, we want to be sure everyone has a chance to learn about the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA’s), and has solid guidance on selecting recipes that fit within that guidance. Please use the resources below as a reference when choosing recipes and sharing nutrition information.

Handouts and Marketing Materials

Please use the resources below as a reference when developing or adapting handouts, promotional materials, videos, social media messages, or other forms of communication with your SNAP-Ed audiences.

FFY2020 Time and Effort Forms

Please use the following forms to report your SNAP-Ed time and effort in FFY2020.

Region 3 SNAP-Ed FFY2019 Calendar


FFY2021-23 Planning

Local SNAP-Ed Program Plans are due to Jen and Acacia by June 3, 2020.  The following three documents are required:

Regional SNAP-Ed Program Providers

Common Threads logo.
Common Threads Farm
Island County logo.
Island County Public Health
Washington State University Extension.
Island County WSU
San Juan Co logo.
San Juan County Health and Community Services
Washington State University Extension.
Skagit County WSU
Snohomish Health District logo.
Snohomish Health District
Washington State University Extension.
Snohomish County WSU
United General District 304 logo.
United General District 304 Community Health Outreach Programs
Tulalip Tribes logo.
Tulalip Tribes - Community Health
Washington State University Extension.
Whatcom County WSU
Washington State Farmers Market Association logo.
WSFMA Regional Farmers Market Leads