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Beginner 4-H Cooking Class Coming In January

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

Students pledge to eat healthy and be active

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

PreventT2 PROGRAM comes to Prineville

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 for … Continue reading PreventT2 PROGRAM comes to Prineville

Final CROP Free Farm Tour on Saturday, September 30

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

Harvest Celebrations at CROP Free Farm Tours

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

Cooking Matters classes are back!

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!

Back to School

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!