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What Will the School Lunch of the Future Look Like?

Quinoa, kale, Brussels sprouts, tamales, green smoothies. These are all foods you might find in a trendy restaurant … or on a lunch tray in your local school cafeteria. School lunches are fast overcoming their stereotypical reputation as bland and uninspired through some creativity and innovation by school nutrition professionals. On this National School Lunch Week, let’s take a look

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Fighting Hunger, One Grilled Cheese Sandwich at a Time

There are plenty of reasons to love February. Sure, there’s Valentine’s Day and Oregon’s birthday for becoming a state, but have you heard of the month-long effort to fight hunger known as “The Melt Down?” If you like grilled cheese sandwiches, you’ll love what you’re about to read. During the entire month of February, 20 restaurants in Amity, Carlton, Dayton,

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Back-To-School Tasty Snack

Bring friends together with this cheesy dip. Serves 5     Dietitian’s Tip: A fun way to get calcium, protein and whole grains.   INGREDIENTS 2.5 oz. cream cheese 6.5 oz. cheese, cheddar, yellow, reduced fat, shredded 1/3 cup yogurt, low-fat, plain 2 Tablespoons milk, 1% low-fat 20 crackers, whole grain, low-salt   INSTRUCTIONS Place cream cheese and cheddar cheese in

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USDA International Agricultural Trade Officers Tour Oregon Agriculture

On the 21st of August, individuals from all over the world, including Asia, Europe and South America stopped in Tillamook to tour a dairy and the Tillamook Creamery. It was just one stop on a tour of Oregon’s diverse agriculture as twenty-one locally employed staff supporting the USDA’s Agricultural Trade Offices at American embassies and consulates traveled the Oregon coast.

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