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Summer ripe blueberries on black slate

Family Food and Garden Club

Starting in May, 4th and 5th graders and their families can join our FREE eight-week stay at home club and participate in weekly activities and experiments. Register here.


Youth Art Contest

Open to all students K-6 to show off their creativity for a chance to win. Learn more.

Happy children eating together in nature

Summer Lunch Program

FREE meals for kids and teens start June 15th- August 7th. Meals are available at no charge for all children 1-18 years. This year the program will include a take home breakfast meal for the next morning.

All elementary schools in Grants Pass will be serving meals. Click here to learn more.

Three Rivers district meal sites are here.

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Wellness and Nutrition for Families

OSU Nutrition Educators provide links for fun hands-on kitchen and physical activities to promote healthy living. Learn more.


Support Our Local Farmers 

Visit the Grants Pass Grower’s Market – Get and Go on Saturdays for fresh local produce. Learn more at:  http://www.growersmarket.org


Planting Seeds for the Future

Summer garden and nutrition program for youth a partnership of OSU Extension, YMCA, Boy & Girls Club and Raptor Creek Farm located at Josephine County Food Bank.  Stay tuned for this year’s program dates.


Pandemic EBT for Children

Children attending most elementary schools in Josephine County receive free meals under the Community Eligibility Provision. This qualifies your family to get a Pandemic EBT card to provide financial support to cover the cost of groceries while your children are missing free meals during school closures. Read the fact sheet about the EBT card.

You can learn more at - https://oregonhunger.org/covid-19