Food & Nutrition in Oxford County

Eat Well Nutrition Program

Maine FoodCorps

Food Preservation: State Wide Workshops

Maine Harvest for Hunger

Nutrition and Health Education

Food Safety

Eat Well Nutrition Education Program


Fresh vegetables including corn, carrots, and peppers

New ideas and recipes for healthy meals

 How to prepare great snacks

Meal planning for busy people

Cooking skills

How to make favorite recipes healthier

How to keep food safe

And tips for a healthy lifestyle.

Youth making pie

Karen Toohey, Oxford County’s Eat Well Program Coordinator, has hosted programs at several different locations including:

Brownfield Youth Summer Camp

Healthy Oxford Hills

4-H Workshops

Elementary Schools

Local Food Pantries

Headstart Programs

After-school enrichment programs

Email Karen Toohey to find a workshop near you

Maine FoodCorps

Kati McDermott, Oxford County’s FoodCorps member, works with elementary students in the Oxford Hills School district, to teach them what healthy food looks like, where it comes from, and how to prepare it to make a delicious meal!

Umaine Extension Oxford County office, South Paris Master Gardners feed hungry


FoodCorps’ three-tier mission includes:

  • Supporting healthy school meals
  • Hands-on learning
  • And encouraging a schoolwide culture of health


Learn more about FoodCorps in Maine