February in Oregon means rain, rain, rain. Believe it or not, that’s actually a good thing! Farmers need the rain now to replenish ground water they use during the hot dry summer to grow our food.
Oregonians have access to an abundance of fruits and vegetables, which may be why we eat more veggies than most of the other states. That said, we still eat far fewer then are recommended.
Visit a winter farmers market. That’s right, winter is still farmers market season in Oregon. Oregon agriculture keeps producing even when the warm days of summer are gone and many farmers markets in Oregon run year round. If you haven’t found your market, don’t delay.
We all know kids thrive when they eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. But too often its seems like the exception then the norm. One of the best ways to normalize healthy eating is to show your kids what a healthy meal looks like.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" On the weekend of January 18-20, people throughout Oregon will come together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by working to improve their communities.
It’s a new year, and many people have made resolutions. The plan to accomplish a goal is an individual process, but what will work for your family? Every parent wants happy, healthy kids, but these days it can seem like there is so much to do, and too much information to sift through.