Jade Umberger

Nutrition Educator  Email Jade | (314) 325-1302

 Jade facilitates Cooking Matters classes throughout the St. Louis community, which serve all ages, including: adults, parents, families, teens and kids. 

Before joining the Nutrition Education team at OFS, Jade completed two AmeriCorps terms in North Carolina. As a VISTA she collaborated with East Carolina University and a local community garden nonprofit; then she moved to Rocky Mount, NC, to serve as a FoodCorps AmeriCorps member in local elementary schools, tying learning standards to nutrition and garden education in outdoor classrooms. Jade has a B.S. in Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics from Illinois State University.

From Jade: I believe that everyone has a right to good food, and that place and resources should not be barriers to health. Through active citizenship and sharing knowledge, I hope to be part of cultivating a community where minds and bellies are full.

I am also sincelery happy to be at an a-maize-ing organization where my food pun potential is appeachiated.

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