These girls are asking for your help to fill Food For Kids' empty shelves. This program provides food to elementary age kids who may not receive regular meals on evenings and weekends. Won’t you help restock the shelves? Please consider healthy food items that a young child can prepare themselves. Whole grain, low-fat, low-sodium and … Continue reading The Shelves Are Empty…Can You Help?
Start the new year off on the right foot! Join the Walk With Ease program by phone or computer - regardless of your age, ability or location. This is a free program that aims to reduce pain, build confidence in being physically active , improve overall health and provide enjoyment as you connect with others across the … Continue reading Walk With Ease – a Virtual Class
Celebrate MLK Day of Service on January 15th right here in Prineville. Pick up your paint brush and help Crook Kids Clinic repaint the interior of the school-based health center. Providing acute and primary care to children ages 0-18, the Clinic is a valuable asset to our community. You can register to help at VolunteerCentralOregon.org. … Continue reading Volunteer on January 15th to celebrate MLK Day of Service
Learn how to make healthy snacks, measure properly, understand food labels, explore food cultures and much more. Open to 4-H juniors and intermediates, this class will be lead by Kristi Hiaasen and Cynthia Jurgensen. Don't miss out! Call 541-447-6228 to sign up. Classes will start January 24th from 3:30-5 pm at the Clover Building Kitchen, … Continue reading Beginner 4-H Cooking Class Coming In January
Crooked River Elementary received the ‘Fuel Up to Play 60’ award. The award is from the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council. The award will provide students grades K-5 with increased health benefits and leadership skills by the way of Recess Refresh/Snack Smarter. The award will allow the purchase of new outdoor equipment which will add … Continue reading Students pledge to eat healthy and be active
1 out of 3 American adults has pre-diabetes, but you can make changes now to improve your health and prevent type 2 diabetes. Sign up for classes now to learn how! Crook County Health Department's Kylie Loving is organizing the Prevent T2 program right here in Prineville. Call Kylie at 541-447-3260, or email her at Kloving@h.co.crook.or.us for … Continue reading PreventT2 PROGRAM comes to Prineville
Auntie Bean’s Farm, 11828 NW Madras Highway, in Prineville hosts the final 2017 CROP event on Saturday, September 30 from 10 am to 2 pm. Tour this diversified family farm that specializes in vegetables, beef and hand-crafted soaps. Additionally, local meats, autumn vegetables, farm-made salves and lotions, seasoning mixes and sauces will be available at … Continue reading Final CROP Free Farm Tour on Saturday, September 30
Families can view heritage breed animals and learn about processing wool at Dancing Cow Farm. Walk the labyrinth at Prineville Lavender to enjoy various herbs and native plants as they progress into the autumn. Plenty of vegetables, local meats and other agricultural specialties from Crook County will be available. Dancing Cow Farm, 2853 NE Johnson … Continue reading Harvest Celebrations at CROP Free Farm Tours
The Cooking Matters program utilizes home cooks, professional chefs, and nutritionists who volunteer their time and expertise to lead hands-on courses that teach adults how to purchase and prepare nutritious foods in healthful, safe and tasty ways. Participants learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals. This knowledge can … Continue reading Cooking Matters classes are back!
Summer has flown by and its time for the kiddos to head back to school already! School clothes are clean, school supplies are organized. Have you thought about their meals? Make sure your children start the day with a healthy breakfast. They'll feel better and learn more in class!