Food Northwest Members Aid Morrow County

Debbie Radie of Boardman Foods along with Lamb Weston, Oregon Potato and Tillamook County Creamery Association are part of a coalition to help Morrow County resident impacted by a water emergency.

A group of local businesses immediately responded to a request for assistance to help neighbors, families and workers throughout the community impacted by the water emergency recently declared in Morrow County.
The companies working under the guidance and in close cooperation with Morrow County Health officials include Amazon Web Services Boardman Food, Lamb Weston, Oregon Potato, Three-mile Canyon Farms and Tillamook County Creamery Association.
Debbie Radie of Boardman Foods, one of the organizers of the coalition of business community partners listed some of the immediate action steps including:
  • Helping the County Health Department to distribute safe drinking water
  • Assisting well-owners and residents in the process of ordering and paying for testing kits/ filtration systems
  • Providing information on wells from the Oregon Health Authority and other support
She encouraged the 1200 well-owners and all community residents to use community information resources found at as well as the Morrow County Health Department Facebook page to get the most up-to-date information about available help during the current emergency.
Starting June 20, 2022 Boardman Foods (71320 E Columbia Blvd, Boardman OR 97818) will have staff to assist in English and Spanish providing:
  • Testing bottles and a collection site for well water testing
  • Information from Oregon Health Authority for wells
  • Support and information on certified reverse osmosis filters
Tests must be collected on the same day they are sent to lab. Testing is available Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday’s: [email protected]
Starting June 23rd Boardman Chamber of Commerce will also support the community for the same services listed above at Boardman Foods. [email protected]
“This is an issue that affects all of our neighbors -- local businesses are ready to serve and help”, said Debbie Radie.
For more information, contact: Morrow County Health Department in Heppner OR