Oregon Department of Education
Child Nutrition Programs

Mission Statement

Our goal is to administer and provide leadership and assistance to sponsors of USDA food and nutrition programs to support the growth and development of Oregon's children so they will reach their highest potential for life-long learning, health and well-being.

A Journey Through the History of Child Nutrition Programs
This 15-minute video gives a nostalgic overview of the federally funded child nutrition programs from the days before World War II through 2006. The video features photographs and images from resources in the National Food Service Management Institutes (NFSMI) Child Nutrition Archive collections and USDA resources.

Memos and Related News

Find the latest news and archives related to the Child Nutrition Programs

Child Nutrition Programs Staff Directory

Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Program School Nutrition Programs (SNP) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) USDA Foods

Child Nutrition Program Resources

Child Care Wellness Warehouse Civil Rights CNPweb Procurement Resources Reauthorization 2010 CNP Statistics


  • Joyce Dougherty Email    (503) 947-5888
    Child Nutrition Programs - Director