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January Harvest of the Month: Cabbage

Many of you know we have a Sustainable Food Services Program providing our residents with local, healthy and fresh meals. Keepin’ it Local. Our January Harvest of the Month was cabbage purchased from Open Oak Farm located right here in the Willamette Valley. Cabbage grows in the winter and grows especially well locally, making it [...]

Community Wellness Program

We are very excited to announce that we are starting a wellness program for all employees, spouses and children as well as our residents and their families! The reason for doing so includes our concern for the health and well-being of the entire EHL community. We had a very positive response to the employee Wellness [...]

Have you ever heard of a “100-mile diet” or a “100-mile food challenge?” No, we are not referring to the latest diet craze. Both terms refer to sourcing all, or the majority of, your food within a 100 mile radius of where you live. The campaigns were started in the 1990s to encourage communities to buy local. [...]

Eat responsibly. That’s our goal here at ElderHealth & Living; create menus for our residents that are, not only healthy and flavorful, but created with ingredients that are in season and purchased from Lane County based farms.   If you are familiar with our Harvest of the Month program, then you know we choose food [...]

We are pleased to announce and welcome Danielle Hummel as EHL’s new Sustainable Food Services Coordinator. Many of you are aware of the efforts we go through to support local businesses and to provide healthy, delicious meals for our residents. Continue reading to learn a little more about Danielle and the services she will provide to [...]