Nutrition & Farmers Market Coordinator, Adelante Mujeres
Mayra Hernandez is the Nutrition & Farmers Market Coordinator at Adelante Mujeres. In 2004, Mayra Hernandez became a student in Adelante Mujeres’ Adult Education program and earned her GED. Mayra then began her career in childcare and started studying to receive her Child Development Associate Credential, which she earned in 2006. Mayra became Adelante Mujeres staff in 2011 and has worked in the preschool programs as well as with the Forest Grove Farmers Market and Produce Rx program. She is a proud mother of two and loves to build community through food.
The health care sector is deepening its understanding of addressing the health needs of their patients and community through interventions outside of their hospital walls, and new strategies are emerging to address healthy food access and diet related health conditions. To compound the positive community impact, many of these programs are being designed to support […]