Please join us in welcoming Jessica Norman, our newest Health and Nutrition Extension educator. Jessica joined our team on January 25 and works out of the St. Cloud regional office.
Originally from Maple Grove, MN, Jessica is a registered dietitian with a background in public health nutrition. She completed her undergraduate education in Nutrition and Dietetics and in Spanish at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN, and her dietetic internship and dual master’s degree (Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics) at Saint Louis University in Missouri.
Jessica is interested in program planning, management, and evaluation of community-based nutrition programs. She has worked extensively with childhood and school nutrition programs and helped to implement the Power of Produce (PoP) Kids Club, an incentive program for children ages 5 through 12, at the Maple Grove Farmers Market.