Education Programs

Education Programs

We address root causes of hunger by supporting community resilience through education programs and community food organizing.

Virtual Education Resources

Food Hero Activities for Home (cooking/gardening resources geared toward families with young kids, but some resources for older adults as well):

Cooking Matters Resources
Cooking Matters at Home (packet of information that includes recipe frameworks that make it easy to use whatever ingredients you have on hand; tips for cooking with kids, storing food, shopping economically, and more):

Cooking Matters Facebook Page (recipes and tips for stretching ingredients and shopping safely and economically): FREE online cooking school access: (for people who are interested in gaining basic and more advanced cooking skills, Rouxbe has given OFB free access to their online cooking lessons):

Lauren Chandler’s FREE Virtual Kitchen Visits: Lauren is an experienced chef educator who is offering 45 minute video chats to provide meal planning, recipe ideas, and money-saving tips that are tailored to the unique needs, circumstances and taste buds of each individual and family she connects with. If access to a computer or phone with video capability is not available, connecting through the phone is possible. Sign up to be on the waitlist through her website (Lauren uses a “buy one, gift one” model in which people can purchase a visit for themself and donate a visit for someone else. As gifted visits are purchased, Lauren will contact people on the waitlist on a first come, first served basis).
To sign up to be on the waitlist, enter name, contact info, and write in the message box that you’re interested in a free kitchen visit:

Please email or call 503-853-8735 if you have questions about any of the resources listed above

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