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Family Wellness

Program Contact: Diane Smith, Faculty, Health Promotion and Food Access Specialist
(360) 395-2355 •

A strong community is dependent on strong families. Educational programs and written materials are available to the public related to:
  • Health through the Life-cycle
  • Strengthening Families Program
  • Food Safety and Food Preservation
  • Backyard Gardening: Growing Your Groceries
  • Food Access and Direct-to-Consumer markets

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 2020 National Nutrition Month®

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

Nutrition Month 2019 was promoted at the DSHS office in Month Vernon with colorful displays, informative presentations and recipe sampling.

DSHS Lobby Take-Over Report

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.



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