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

Learn:

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