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Pierce County WSU

Pierce County WSU

Implementing Agency (IA)

Department of Health

Key Contacts

Noa Kay
IA Lead
Email Noa

Pierce County WSU SNAP Ed Program

About Us

WSU Pierce County Extension provides nutrition education programs and workshops designed to provide limited income families with the knowledge and skills to include healthy foods and activities into everyday life. We have provided community based education for more than two decades.  Our programs are focused towards youth, older youth, and adults. Programs include direct education, approaches for connecting local agencies around equitable access to physical activity, healthy food and policy that supports a just food system.

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Meet our Team!

Pierce County WSU
Linda Mathews*
Pierce County WSU
Meghan Cimeno

Contact Us

Linda Mathews, SNAP-Ed Program Manager, 253-798-7154 or

Current Programming

Direct Education

  • Plan, Shop, Save, & Cook
  • Food Smarts
  • Eating Smart, Being Active
  • Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness
  • Growing Healthy Habits


  • Healthy food bank distribution
  • Food bank behavioral economics
  • Older Youth formative evaluation
  • CSO health promotion
  • School, housing and community gardens

Community Partners

  • Nourish Food Banks and Mobiles
  • Leo’s Food Connection
  • Eloise’s Cooking Pot
  • Mercy Housing
  • Tacoma Housing Authority
  • Tacoma Rescue Mission
  • Pierce County Human Services
  • Tacoma Public Schools
    • Edison Elementary
    • Reed Elementary
    • Sheridan Elementary
    • Whitman Elementary
    • Giaudrone Middle
    • Stewart Middle
  • Vadis Housing For Success
  • Goodwill REACH Center
  • Pierce County Homeless Programs
  • Pierce County Rapid Housing
  • Public Health-Seattle & King County
  • Solid Ground
  • WSU King County Extension
  • WSU Pierce County Extension: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, 4-H and Master Gardeners
  • MultiCare Center for Health Equity & Wellness
  • Tacoma Pierce County Health Department
  • United Way of Pierce County
  • Washington State Farmers Market Association (Pierce County)
  • Pierce County CSO Locations
    • Pierce North
    • Pierce South
    • Puyallup Valley
    • Lakewood