Meet Sandy Brown
Sandy supervises educational programming in the areas of Food Safety and Nutrition in Clark and Cowlitz Counties. In the area of Food Safety, she oversees the Master Food Preserver program, teaching consumers how to purchase, store, prepare, handle and preserve food safely. Master Food Preserver volunteers answer food safety and preservation questions, test pressure gauges, and help with hand washing demonstrations.
Sandy also works with the Southwest Washington Health District and Cowlitz County Health Department in providing food service employees training in handling, preparing and serving foods safely. In addition, she writes a column for The Columbian on current food safety issues.
In the area of Nutrition, Sandy oversees the Food $ense program in Clark and Cowlitz Counties. This program works with families, teaching them how to shop, prepare, store and serve nutritious meals within limited resources. Classes are held in schools, community centers, WIC clinics, and food banks.
Sandy has an M.A., in Adult & Continuing Education and a B.S. in Home Economics Education, both from Washington State University.