Chisago County Information
Finding Our OfficeTake 35N to the North Branch Exit. Go east on State Hwy 95 to 3rd Avenue. Turn right on 3rd Avenue and the Extension Offices are co-located in the Ag Service Building with the Chisago Soil and Water Conservation District on the corner of 95 & 3rd Avenue.
For the Simply Good Eating Program, located at the Health and Human Services Building (HHS), 6133 402nd Street, North Branch, MN 55056. Take 35N to the North Branch Exit. Go east on State Hwy 95 to CR 61 (30) and take a left (go North) to 402nd Street, turn left - Follow to the HHS building.
Extension Office Staff
Cynthia Johnson, 4-H Program Coordinator, email@example.com, 651-277-0150 *** Sue Humble, Master Gardener Coordinator & Support Staff, firstname.lastname@example.org, 651-277-0151 *** Hope Moulton, Community Nutrition Educator, email@example.com, 651-213-5220
Extension CommitteeDick Daniels – District 1, 10132 - 367th Street, North Branch, MN 55056;
Janet Converse – District 2, P.O. Box 262, Shafer, MN 55074; Justin Wilson – District 3, 12895 Chisago Boulevard, Chisago City, MN 55013;
Charles (Chip) Yeager – District 4, 26169 Galen Drive, Wyoming, MN 55092;
Rick Smisson – District 5, 5936 450th Street, Harris, MN 55032;
Tangi Schaapveld – At Large, 15397 - 280th Street
Lindstrom, MN 55045;
Commissioner Rick Greene, 37655 Oriole Avenue, North Branch, MN 55056;
Commissioner Mike Robinson, P.O. Box 23, Rush City, MN 55069
Chisago County Master GardenersYou can leave a message for the Master Gardeners Coordinator or a Volunteer Master Gardener by calling 651-277-0151. Search for information and find our calendar of events at: www.extension.umn.edu/county/chisago/mg
Chisago County 4-HTo connect with Chisago County 4-H all you need to do is call the Extension Office, talk with a current 4-H youth or connect with a local 4-H volunteer. Each year over 2000 youth are involved in 4-H. There are over 100 adults volunteering.
Youth can choose to join a club, join as individual members or take part in special activities sponsored by 4-H. For more information about these options, contact the Extenison Office.
Demographic InformationChisago County has 418 square miles of territory and according to the 2000 census has a population of 41,101. The following are populations of the various cities.
Chisago City 2622
North Branch 8023
Rush City 2102
Simply Good Eating ProgramPeople with limited incomes can discover how to make healthy food choices while stretching food dollars in our classes. This program is funded by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Programs. Contact Hope Moulton, Community Nutrition Educator at 651-213-5220.