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Katie Hoffman-McFarland

Katie Hoffman-McFarland

Extension Educator — Family and Consumer Sciences

Office

Brooklyn Annex, Room 202

Phone

208-742-1698

Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Lemhi County
200 Fulton Street Suite 202
Salmon, ID 83467

Katie currently serves the county of Lemhi in the areas of community development, family and consumer sciences, and 4-H youth development. She has been serving in Lemhi County since 2008.

M.S., University of Idaho, 2008
B.S., University of Idaho, 2006
A.A., College of Southern Idaho, 2005
A.A.S., College of Southern Idaho, 2005
A.S., College of Southern Idaho, 2004

  • Social and cultural capital development
  • Food insecurity
  • Youth entrepreneurship
  • Food safety and nutrition

Katie began her work in Extension as the intern in 2003 at University of Idaho Extension in Lemhi County. In 2005 she began her position as the Lemhi County 4-H assistant and in 2008, settled into her current position as Extension educator for Lemhi County. Since then Katie has served her community in the areas of community development, food safety, health and nutrition, and 4-H youth development. Katie's work focuses on meeting the community needs in social and cultural capital development, food insecurity, youth entrepreneurship and job exploration, youth alternatives to substance use, home preservation, handwashing and cooking and nutrition. Katie partners with local organizations like the Lemhi County Economic Development Association, the Salmon Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, Lemhi Education Project and the Salmon Community Dinner. Born and raised in Lemhi County, Katie has a unique opportunity to give back to the community and programs that were instrumental in her upbringing.

  • National Winner, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community Development: Individual, Early Education Summit, 2019
  • Runner Up, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community Development: Individual, Salmon Community Dinners: A community that eats together, grows together, 2018
  • Runner Up, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Family Fun Night, 2014
  • National Finalist, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, Agriculture Awareness and Appreciation, Ag Awareness Week, 2011
  • Regional Award Winner, National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Science, Flourence Hall Award, Salmon Community Dinner Table, 2020
  • Regional Winner, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community Development: Individual, Early Education Summit, 2019
  • Regional Winner, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community Development: Individual, Salmon Community Dinners: A community that eats together, grows together, 2018
  • 2nd Regional Winner, National Association of Family Consumer Sciences, Social Media-Online Video: Mealtime Inspirations, 2018
  • Regional Winner, National Association of Family Consumer Sciences, Communication Award, Mealtime Inspirations, 2017
  • Runner Up, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Family Fun Night, 2014
  • Regional Winner, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, National Communication Award – Newsletter, Team, Lemhi Link, 2013
  • 3rd Place Regional Winner, National Association of Family Consumer Sciences, Florence Hall Award, Family Fun Night: A Carnival for Community Change, 2013
  • Regional Winner, National Association of County Agriculture Agents, Agriculture Awareness and Appreciation, Ag Awareness Week, 2011
  • State Winner, Idaho Association of Community Development and National Resource Extension Professionals, Innovation and Creativity Award: Individual, Career Walk, 2020
  • State Winner, Epsilon Sigma Phi Theta Chapter, Early Career Service Award, 2020
  • R.W. Shermerhorn Faculty Award, University of Idaho Extension, 2019.
  • State Winner, Idaho Association of Community Development and National Resource Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community
  • Development: Individual, Early Education Summit, 2019
  • State Winner, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals, Excellence in Community Development: Individual, Salmon Community Dinners: A community that eats together, grows together, 2018
  • ETalks 2nd Place Winner, UI Extension, Annual Conference, 2015
  • State Winner, Idaho Association of Natural Resource and Community Development Extension Professionals, Innovative Program Award, Teen Action in the Community, 2012
  • State Winner, Idaho Association of Natural Resource and Community Development Extension Professionals, Community Partnership Award, Ag Week, 2012
  • State Winner, Idaho Association of Natural Resources and Community Development Extension Professionals Community Partnership Award, “Horizons III,” 2010

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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