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Family Wellness Education

Program Contact: Diane Smith, Faculty, Food Access Specialist
(360) 428-4270 ext. 235 •

A strong community is dependent on strong families. Educational programs and written materials are available to the public related to:
  • Health and wellness
  • Food safety
  • Healthy Aging
  • Consumer skills
  • Nutritious food purchasing and preparation

Family & Consumer Sciences staff

March is Skagit Nutrition Month!

March is National Nutrition Month, and the County Commissioners signed a proclamation to designate the theme “Healthy Eating Active Living” to encourage all community members to pay attention to their nutrition (diet) and physical activity.

Click Here for the 2019 National Nutrition Month® Proclamation 

Click Here to learn more about 5-2-1-0 Skagit County 

Leading Partners in Skagit County

A partnership of food, health and farming community members adopted the 5210 campaign for messaging which the county supports through the Nutrition First organization.

USDA and Washington State University are equal opportunity providers and employers. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact:  or the Basic Food Program at: 1 877 501 2233.

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