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Join the 2021 Great Apple Crunch to celebrate Wisconsin farmers, healthy kids, and strong communities!To participate buy...
09/15/2021

Join the 2021 Great Apple Crunch to celebrate Wisconsin farmers, healthy kids, and strong communities!

To participate buy, serve, and Crunch into locally grown apples on October 14th.

Schools, ECE sites, hospitals, colleges, groups, and families are invited to register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9BKp0WYKIpE21E2

You can find more information about the Great Apple Crunch here: https://cias.wisc.edu/applecrunch/

Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch

Join the 2021 Great Apple Crunch to celebrate Wisconsin farmers, healthy kids, and strong communities!

To participate buy, serve, and Crunch into locally grown apples on October 14th.

Schools, ECE sites, hospitals, colleges, groups, and families are invited to register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9BKp0WYKIpE21E2

You can find more information about the Great Apple Crunch here: https://cias.wisc.edu/applecrunch/

Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch

Donate to the Friends of the Community Gardens  Fall Auction!Gardeners and supporters are donating items such as arts & ...
09/14/2021

Donate to the Friends of the Community Gardens Fall Auction!

Gardeners and supporters are donating items such as arts & crafts items, produce, homemade, home preserved (only those using recipes from Ball Blue Book or National Center for Home Food Preservation (nchfp.uga.edu)), gift cards, store-bought new items, etc.

Any items people will love and bid on, please organize them (maybe combine with other donations to make a collection/basket) and photograph them! We welcome anything that people might buy at an auction.

To arrange to pick up or find a drop-off location for your donated items, please contact Cheryl Williams at 920-619-8963 or email [email protected] by Sept. 17, 2021.

All items must be received by Sept. 17th so we organize and queue up auction posts!

Donate to the Friends of the Community Gardens Fall Auction!

Gardeners and supporters are donating items such as arts & crafts items, produce, homemade, home preserved (only those using recipes from Ball Blue Book or National Center for Home Food Preservation (nchfp.uga.edu)), gift cards, store-bought new items, etc.

Any items people will love and bid on, please organize them (maybe combine with other donations to make a collection/basket) and photograph them! We welcome anything that people might buy at an auction.

To arrange to pick up or find a drop-off location for your donated items, please contact Cheryl Williams at 920-619-8963 or email [email protected] by Sept. 17, 2021.

All items must be received by Sept. 17th so we organize and queue up auction posts!

When planning your financial future, it’s important to think about the unexpected. To help, the Social Security Administ...
09/13/2021

When planning your financial future, it’s important to think about the unexpected.

To help, the Social Security Administration offers Social Security Advance Designation.

Advance Designation gives you peace of mind by allowing you to recommend someone you trust to manage your Social Security benefits if you become unable to do so yourself.

You can learn more about it here: https://www.ssa.gov/payee/advance_designation.htm

When planning your financial future, it’s important to think about the unexpected.

To help, the Social Security Administration offers Social Security Advance Designation.

Advance Designation gives you peace of mind by allowing you to recommend someone you trust to manage your Social Security benefits if you become unable to do so yourself.

You can learn more about it here: https://www.ssa.gov/payee/advance_designation.htm

Get your calendars out! It is already time to start thinking about Edible StartUp Summit 2021. This year the summit will...
09/10/2021

Get your calendars out! It is already time to start thinking about Edible StartUp Summit 2021.

This year the summit will span 4 consecutive Wednesdays. It will be a hybrid event with virtual programming and in-person networking opportunities around the state.

You can check out programming from last year last year here: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/ediblestartup/

Sign up now at this link:https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6tELDGsZhQZXuCO
09/10/2021

Sign up now at this link:
https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6tELDGsZhQZXuCO

Fall is a great time to join 4-H! If you're new to 4-H or wanting to learn about all the great things 4-H has to offer, check out our Explore 4-H program! Six weeks of hands-on projects and learning about 4-H! We'll be starting Explore 4-H in October, but sign up before September 24th to participate in this fun program - $15 per member (families with multiple participants will receive a discount on additional kits, and financial assistance is available), and that includes most of the supplies for the weekly projects!

Sign up now at this link:
https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6tELDGsZhQZXuCO

Check out the latest "Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe" newsletter for information on canning meats!https://extension...
09/09/2021
Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: 2021, No. 5 (September/October)

Check out the latest "Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe" newsletter for information on canning meats!

https://extension.missouri.edu/hes142

Canning MeatsFreezing isn’t the only method used to extend the life of meats. Meats, such as beef, pork, venison, bear, lamb, or veal, can be canned in pint or quart jars. These can be stored and enjoyed for up to at least 12 months.Prepare meats for canning by:Trimming visible fat from wild game ...

Corn silage is unique compared to other multicut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to ha...
09/08/2021

Corn silage is unique compared to other multicut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually.

To learn more about maximizing corn silage yield and quality, visit our agriculture news here: https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/agriculture/news/?i=4cdb8ba22f78

Corn silage is unique compared to other multicut forage systems, such as alfalfa, as there is only one opportunity to harvest the crop annually.

To learn more about maximizing corn silage yield and quality, visit our agriculture news here: https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/agriculture/news/?i=4cdb8ba22f78

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other.  Join us via Zoom to...
09/06/2021

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other.

Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children's growth and learning.

Each week an Extension Educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their children.

You can register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkmKh1vex0_eqGqW_S2AttJqpLlGNc4XBuyEazV4ir8_optQ/viewform

The Parent Connect is a FREE weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers to talk with each other.

Join us via Zoom to learn about resources and gain parenting skills that promote children's growth and learning.

Each week an Extension Educator will highlight a different skill and lead a conversation about how parents can guide their children.

You can register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkmKh1vex0_eqGqW_S2AttJqpLlGNc4XBuyEazV4ir8_optQ/viewform

Back to school season is an exciting time, but it can also be nerve-racking. Here's a resource for navigating school and...
09/03/2021

Back to school season is an exciting time, but it can also be nerve-racking. Here's a resource for navigating school and mental health:https://www.thementalhealthcoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/MHC-Saks-Roadmap-BTS.pdf

Back to school season is an exciting time, but it can also be nerve-racking. Here's a resource for navigating school and mental health:https://www.thementalhealthcoalition.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/MHC-Saks-Roadmap-BTS.pdf

Join us on September 9th to connect and reflect with your nonprofit peers!Visit this link for additional information: ht...
09/03/2021

Join us on September 9th to connect and reflect with your nonprofit peers!

Visit this link for additional information: https://www.browncountywi.gov/form/nonprofit-gathering-silver-linings-insights/

Also, check out the Facebook event page for updates:
https://fb.me/e/YYY0BiM0

UW-Green Bay

Join us on September 9th to connect and reflect with your nonprofit peers!

Visit this link for additional information: https://www.browncountywi.gov/form/nonprofit-gathering-silver-linings-insights/

Also, check out the Facebook event page for updates:
https://fb.me/e/YYY0BiM0

UW-Green Bay

Want to learn how to foster civil conversations and welcome diverse perspectives? Here’s an engaging way to learn and le...
09/02/2021

Want to learn how to foster civil conversations and welcome diverse perspectives?

Here’s an engaging way to learn and lean into civil leadership to build vibrant communities by honing civil leadership skills: https://leadershipdevelopment.extension.wisc.edu/programs/civil-leadership-for-vibrant-communities/

Want to learn how to foster civil conversations and welcome diverse perspectives?

Here’s an engaging way to learn and lean into civil leadership to build vibrant communities by honing civil leadership skills: https://leadershipdevelopment.extension.wisc.edu/programs/civil-leadership-for-vibrant-communities/

#JobOpportunity Be a part of Wisconsin’s largest classroom, and join Foodwise Extension Brown County as a Nutrition Educ...
09/01/2021

#JobOpportunity Be a part of Wisconsin’s largest classroom, and join Foodwise Extension Brown County as a Nutrition Educator!

Submit your application here if qualified and interested: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510235/nutrition-educator

#JobOpportunity Be a part of Wisconsin’s largest classroom, and join Foodwise Extension Brown County as a Nutrition Educator!

Submit your application here if qualified and interested: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/510235/nutrition-educator

Are you a nonprofit leader or team member? Amidst the tragedy, have you experienced any positive changes due to the pand...
08/31/2021

Are you a nonprofit leader or team member? Amidst the tragedy, have you experienced any positive changes due to the pandemic? What new ways of working will stick? How have you grown? Re-connect with your peers and reflect on the past year from a "glass half full" perspective.

Join us for a LIVE and in PERSON panel & roundtable discussion on September 9, 2021 at the Weidner Center from 4-6pm. *CDC guidelines will be closely followed.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/7g46fy

UW-Green Bay

Are you a nonprofit leader or team member? Amidst the tragedy, have you experienced any positive changes due to the pandemic? What new ways of working will stick? How have you grown? Re-connect with your peers and reflect on the past year from a "glass half full" perspective.

Join us for a LIVE and in PERSON panel & roundtable discussion on September 9, 2021 at the Weidner Center from 4-6pm. *CDC guidelines will be closely followed.

Register here: https://go.wisc.edu/7g46fy

UW-Green Bay

Join Badger Talks tomorrow at noon to learn more!About the Speaker:Philipp Koellinger is Professor of Public Affairs at ...
08/30/2021

Join Badger Talks tomorrow at noon to learn more!

About the Speaker:
Philipp Koellinger is Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also holds an appointment at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Department of Economics. He is one of the principal investigators and co-founders of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, the BIG BEAR Consortium, and the Externalizing Consortium.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcy5zLJ2eOj7gPaNUeYGzhA

Join Badger Talks tomorrow at noon to learn more!

About the Speaker:
Philipp Koellinger is Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and also holds an appointment at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Department of Economics. He is one of the principal investigators and co-founders of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium, the BIG BEAR Consortium, and the Externalizing Consortium.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcy5zLJ2eOj7gPaNUeYGzhA

Parents Forever will assist unmarried, separated, or divorced parents in successfully navigating a family transition. To...
08/27/2021

Parents Forever will assist unmarried, separated, or divorced parents in successfully navigating a family transition. Topics discussed include cooperative co-parenting strategies, personal wellness, communication, and children's needs.

You can register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCvUy3fTMDcMkRg

Parents Forever will assist unmarried, separated, or divorced parents in successfully navigating a family transition. Topics discussed include cooperative co-parenting strategies, personal wellness, communication, and children's needs.

You can register here: https://uwmadison.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cCvUy3fTMDcMkRg

The Brown County Community Gardens Program celebrated their 25th anniversary on August 25, 2021. Brown County Executive ...
08/26/2021

The Brown County Community Gardens Program celebrated their 25th anniversary on August 25, 2021. Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach read a proclamation at an event for donors and supporters of the Community Garden Program. City of Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich also attended and shared remarks. We truly appreciate long-term support provided by Brown County Government and City of Green Bay.

City of Green Bay Government Brown County Government

The Brown County Community Gardens Program celebrated their 25th anniversary on August 25, 2021. Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach read a proclamation at an event for donors and supporters of the Community Garden Program. City of Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich also attended and shared remarks. We truly appreciate long-term support provided by Brown County Government and City of Green Bay.

City of Green Bay Government Brown County Government

Photos from Brown County Community Gardens Program's post
08/26/2021

Photos from Brown County Community Gardens Program's post

#NowHiring UW-Madison Extension is seeking professionals who are passionate about helping others through education.Apply...
08/25/2021

#NowHiring UW-Madison Extension is seeking professionals who are passionate about helping others through education.

Apply if interested/qualified: go.wisc.edu/6LF513

#NowHiring UW-Madison Extension is seeking professionals who are passionate about helping others through education.

Apply if interested/qualified: go.wisc.edu/6LF513

08/24/2021
finances.extension.wisc.edu

Do you have questions about the Advance Child Tax Credit?

Check out these resources to learn about the choices you can make and planning for 2021 taxes:

English Fact Sheet:https://finances.extension.wisc.edu/files/2021/07/ACTC-fact-sheet.pdf

Spanish Fact Sheet:https://finances.extension.wisc.edu/files/2021/08/ACTC-fact-sheet-1-Spanish.pdf

Meet the Money Monsters! They can help you to have conversations about school, friendship, and financial literacy with y...
08/23/2021

Meet the Money Monsters! They can help you to have conversations about school, friendship, and financial literacy with your child.

The Money Monsters are a cast of characters featured in free children's stories and resources which are available here: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/consumer-tools/educator-tools/youth-financial-education/teach/money-monsters/

Meet the Money Monsters! They can help you to have conversations about school, friendship, and financial literacy with your child.

The Money Monsters are a cast of characters featured in free children's stories and resources which are available here: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/consumer-tools/educator-tools/youth-financial-education/teach/money-monsters/

Join the Northeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners at their open house tomorrow, and stick around for UntitledTown at the Bro...
08/20/2021

Join the Northeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners at their open house tomorrow, and stick around for UntitledTown at the Brown County Library ! Both activities are free of charge.

https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/general-information/become-a-master-gardener/

Join the Northeast Wisconsin Master Gardeners at their open house tomorrow, and stick around for UntitledTown at the Brown County Library ! Both activities are free of charge.

https://www.browncountywi.gov/departments/extension-brown-county/general-information/become-a-master-gardener/

08/20/2021

Check out these creative mini-golf holes from some of our Nonprofit Partner Course Creators: Howe Community Resource Center, Literacy Green Bay, Extension Brown County, and St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter - The Micah Center - Wellspring!

You can still golf the course all across Green Bay today and tomorrow! Register at http://ow.ly/VgEA50FUd7T.

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I found a copy of Burpee's Farm Annual of 1894 and on page 63 they offered Dandelion seeds. How long before Dandelions became labeled the w**d they are today? They also offered something called Mangel Wurzels, what are these?
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Congratulations to the whole Brown County 4-H Horse Project Team that attended the Wisconsin State 4-H Horse Expo in Milwaukee Sept 13-15. Hard work, ingenuity, persistence, resilience, and dedication. All life skills that were shown in abundance this past weekend. Final results: *Kate & Leagum (grade 7) - Top 10 in English Showmanship, English Pleasure, and Horsemanship. *Riley & Jessie (grade 8 )- Reserve Champion Equitation, Top 10 in English Pleasure, Western Pleasure, and Horsemanship *Caila & Waldo (grade 9) - made finals in English Pleasure *Emma & Benny (grade 9) - Reserve Champion Western Showmanship AND Equitation, Top 10 English Pleasure, English Showmanship, Horsemanship, and Trail *Mara & Chip (grade 11) - Top 10 in English Showmanship and Trail
Romain Recall! No Romaine-no problem, try a butter head or a red leaf lettuce https://www.morningagclips.com/public-warned-don't-eat-romaine-lettuce/
Why buy a Green Bay Garden Blitz Box, you ask? Great question! We deliver and install an 8x4' garden box on your property in a space designated by you! http://www.newleaffoods.org/purchase.html Spend time in fresh air growing your own produce! Depending what you plant you'll harvest from June to November. The health benefits and cost savings are significant! Join your local network of growers in the sustainable urban agriculture movement. Make new friends and learn new tricks to getting the sweetest tomatoes or crispiest cucumbers! You can request a trained Blitz mentor if you’re unsure how to get started. Already have a lush garden? Consider sponsoring one by making a donation! http://www.newleaffoods.org/donate.html
“If Tombstones Could Talk: Taking a Stand in History” Fort Howard Memorial Park Cemetery June 14th and 15th, 6:30 PM Fort Howard Memorial Park Cemetery is the setting for the first Cemetery Tour of the Brown County Historical Society’s 2017 season. The theme for our “If Tombstones Could Talk” series is “Taking a Stand in History” and the characters visitors will meet represent a wide range of time-periods and difference stances. Once these folks walked, laughed, worked, and contributed to our community. Now they are a memory of yesterday. Hear their stories – take a step back to their time. Come, visit us at the Fort Howard Memorial Cemetery Walk, and discover how these historic residents of Green Bay took a stand in history! The Brown County Historical Society and Fort Howard Memorial Park Cemetery are sponsoring this event. This is a guided walking tour that takes place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Lightweight portable lawn chairs are recommended. COST: $7.00 – Individuals $18.00 – Families (2 adults with up to 4 children 16 & under) Reservations Requested Walk-Ups are Welcome! To reserve your spot as an individual or group, please call 920/437-1840 Or E-mail us at [email protected]