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Cowlitz County WSU

Cowlitz County WSU

Implementing Agency (IA)

Department of Health

Key Contacts

Christine Ciancetta
IA co-Lead
Email Christine

Cowlitz County WSU SNAP Ed Program

About Us

WSU Extension SNAP-Ed focuses on encouraging fruit and vegetable consumption specifically in the Highlands Neighborhood through a community garden project, a produce sharing pantry, and teaching educational classes to families. Additionally we are starting a Safe Routes to School Program and are involved in the Complete Streets Advisory Committee.

Washington State University Extension.

Cowlitz County WSU

Meet our Team!

Cowlitz County WSU, Lewis County WSU, Thurston County WSU
Elizabeth Stratton

Contact Us

Elizabeth Stratton,

Current Programming

Direct Education

  • Food Smarts – Adults
  • Plan, Shop, Save, Cook – Adults


  • Community garden
  • Safe Routes to School
  • Complete Streets
  • Food Pantries
  • Cowlitz Farmers Market

Community Partners

  • Neighborhood Resource Coordination Council (NRCC)
  • Highlands Neighborhood Association (HNA)
  • Highlands Community Garden
  • Highlands Neighborhood Coach
  • Highlands Baptist Church
  • WSU Master Gardeners
  • Lower Columbia School Gardens
  • Safe Routes to School Task Force: includes members of the community, parent volunteers, community organizations, and local government representatives. Group will guide SRTS program implementation at Olympic Elementary including formative evaluation, program implementation, evaluation and sustainability.
  • Longview Active Transportation Group
  • Olympic Elementary School
  • Longview Parks and Recreation
  • City of Longview
  • Cowlitz Pathways 2020
  • Complete Streets Advisory
  • Food Lifeline
  • Cowlitz Farmers Market
  • Longview Parks and Recreation