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Skagit County WSU

Skagit County WSU

Implementing Agency (IA)

WSU Extension

Key Contacts

Shannon Bachtel
IA co-Lead
Email Shannon

Talea Price
IA co-Lead
Email Talea

Amber Noskoff
Data Specialist
Email Amber

Mariah Brown-Pounds
SNAP-Ed Latinx Outreach Program Coordinator
Email Mariah

Skagit County WSU SNAP Ed Program

About Us

The WSU Skagit County SNAP-Ed School Program feature an exciting and fun-packed classroom, cafeteria and school garden nutrition education program. We are currently working with 4 Skagit County School districts.

The Skagit County SNAP-ED Adult Program delivers cooking and nutrition classes and recipe demos to our local food banks, job training sites, retirement facilities and the Mount Vernon CSO Office. We provide classes in English and Spanish providing recipes and handouts culturally appropriate to our participants.

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Meet our Team!

Skagit County WSU, Snohomish County WSU
Jill Farrant*
Program Coordinator
Skagit County WSU
Kim Fox

Contact Us

Jill Farrant,

Current Programming

Direct Education

  • CATCH Kids Club, grades 2-5
  • Plan, Shop, Save and Cook – Adult
  • Food Smarts – Adult


  • School Teacher Staff trainings
  • School Food service staff trainings
  • School Gardens
  • Community Gardens – Food Banks
  • Harvest of the Month
  • Food Bank System and Environmental supports
    • Signage
    • product placement
    • recipe suggestions
    • food demos
    • local food procurement for donations
    • staff trainings
  • CSO Environmental supports
    • (Lobby Takeover
    • food demos
    • bulletin boards(Indirect)
    • staff trainings
    • community events
    • Policy/systems Food cube (emergency food pantry in lobby)

Community Partners

  • Mount Vernon CSO, LPA planning committee
  • Skagit County Master Gardener Program
  • Safeway
  • Helping Hands Food Bank
  • Community Action of Skagit County
  • Ideas for Healthy Living, WSU, Skagit County
  • La Conner Food Bank
  • Sedro Woolley Distribution Center
  • Burlington-Edison School District
  • Mount Vernon School District
  • La Conner School District
  • Tri Parish Food Bank
  • Skagit County Bread Lab
  • Viva Farms
  • Skagit County Goodwill Job Training Center
  • United Way of Skagit County