Nutrition and Dietetics Meeting 4.6.16





Fresh from the Faucet

Works to increase the level of sustainability on campus- including reusable water bottle use, access to drinking water to decrease the consumption of sugary beverages, as well as food and nutrition sustainability.  

Officer positions will be opening up.

The group is looking for individuals who would like to improve sustainability on the OSU campus as well as healthy nutrition.

Weekly hours can vary (around 10 hours per week) including bi-weekly meetings.

Application process will be a brief e-mail to the list serve explaining why you would like to be an officer and be involved in the program.  

Great way to get involved on campus and work with faculty.

Any questions regarding the application process or about the program contact:

Olivia Fiddler:


Tara Dunn:

Healthy Youth Programs: Linus Pauling Institute

Operate under the Linus Pauling Institute since 2009.

Works to provide hands on nutrition and cooking education to the public, especially those at high risk for little access to healthy foods and education opportunities.

The HYP operate closely with current research being done on nutrition.

Spring Term Volunteer Opportunities:

Fresh Grown Cooking:

3:30-6:30 PM

Teach elementary school-aged kids the basics of working in a kitchen including safety, cooking techniques through simple but creative  and healthy recipes.

Get to work closely with those who have experience teaching kids about cooking.

Master Chefs Albany and Corvallis:

Albany: Mondays 3:30-6:30 PM

Corvallis: Wednesdays 3:30-6:30 PM

Kids focus more on the cultural background of foods.

Get to participate in a cooking competition during the class.

Pro Master Chefs:

Although not offered this spring- will be offered when enough chefs have gone through prior classes already.

The recipes and classes are a bit more complex.

Healthy Sprouts:

Mondays and Tuesdays in corvallis 9 am-12 PM

Philomath 10 am-1 PM

Parents are involved in the class (usually 1 parent for 2-3 kids)

Variety of activities that help kids get prepared to enter school and help parents address food issues/problems at home with other parents and a leader.

Lincoln Garden Club: Fridays 1:30-4 PM

Kids learn about harvesting food, nutrition and getting kids outside

Summer Opportunities:

Garden Story Time:


See details for Lincoln Garden Club

Chefs in the Garden, Junior Master Chefs, Master Chefs

*Exact dates and times for the summer opportunities are on the Linus Pauling Institute Website.

Class descriptions are the same as those listed previously.

Casey Bennett:

(541)- 737-8014


NDC Survey:

An online survey will be sent to NDC members to see what the club would like to see at meetings and get out of their membership.

Look to your e-mail to get the online survey if you were not present at the meeting on April 6th.

Any of your NDC officers, Lauren Bentley (Vice President) will be sending out the survey.

Bob’s Red Mill Tour

Bob’s Red Mill would like to provide members interested a tour of their facility in Portland.  

Would need at least 10 people (but not limited to).

Carpool options are available.

The tour would be at 9 AM April 29th to about 12. Lunch will be provided at their cafe.

Jordyn Blackwell (NDC President) for more information.