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WSU Clallam Extension SNAP-Ed Farm to School

October 13, 2023
  What is Farm to School? WSU Clallam Extension SNAP-Ed works closely with school districts to develop programs that promote student, staff, and community wellness. In 2022, the Clallam Extension Community Health and SNAP-Ed team…

Port Angeles School District Awarded Grant to Make Healthy Changes to School Meals

October 13, 2023
Post by danielle.carson | September 27, 2023 With the hard work of WSU Clallam County Extension SNAP-Ed staff, a local Farm to School Consultant, and School District leadership, The PASD was awarded a $109,000 Healthy…

Port Angeles Schools celebrate Eat Local Month

October 13, 2023
In observance of Taste Washington Day, on October 4, Clallam Farm to School and the Port Angeles School District kicked off the first of many local food taste testing events in Port Angeles Schools. According…

Rural schoolchildren try new, healthy foods with Harvest of the Month

May 5, 2021
Harvest of the Month display board. Elementary schoolchildren in the rural community of Touchet, Wash., encountered farm-grown fruits and vegetables and learned about the benefits of a healthy diet through the Harvest of the Month…

Partnership brings year-round fresh produce to those in need

March 31, 2021
Fresh produce in winter can be hard to find for a community food pantry.

When schools shut down, WSU Extension brought meal kits and seed starters to local families

March 12, 2021
When the announcement came in early 2020 that Thurston and Lewis County Schools would be online only due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff of Thurston County Washington State University Extension snapped into action to…

Community partnerships help San Juan County improve street safety

September 18, 2019
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…

Award winning SNAP-Ed garden program helps Island County schoolchildren grow in health, stewardship

August 12, 2019
The gardens—a joint effort between Oak Harbor Public Schools and WSU Island County Extension SNAP-Ed—help students learn about health, sustainability, and stewardship and have become an integral part of the schools’ curriculum.
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