Foodwise Extension Brown County

Foodwise Extension Brown County Brown County’s nutrition education program promotes food security, food safety and improved nutrition for all ages through community education.
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Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
07/20/2020

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Adopting physical activity habits at an early age can help establish lifelong healthy behaviors. On Parent’s Day (July 26th), discover ways you can help your kids be physically active: https://bit.ly/2VRfHwu

Understanding Pandemic Benefits at the Market – Wello
07/17/2020
Understanding Pandemic Benefits at the Market – Wello

Understanding Pandemic Benefits at the Market – Wello

Understanding Pandemic Benefits at the Market By Wello | July 15, 2020 | 0 A key area of well-being is our physical health and under that falls diet. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables plays a major role in a healthy diet, but access to that fresh produce is just as important, especially for those d...

Nutrition And Our Immune System
07/08/2020
Nutrition And Our Immune System

Nutrition And Our Immune System

Eating a balanced diet that includes a variety of vitamins and minerals, as well as getting enough sleep and exercising often, are known ways to help our bodies fight infection and illness. We talk with a nutrition specialist about how to boost our immune system.

07/07/2020
How to apply for and use P-EBT - for English Speakers

Have you seen our videos on Pandemic-EBT or P-EBT? There has been a new update! Benefits are now extended to July 31st, 2020. This video as well as a video covering P-EBT and Double Your Bucks at the Farmers' Market is available on the University of Wisconsin- Madison Extension YouTube channel!

Liliana Ramirez Gonzalez, FoodWIse Nutrition Education in Brown County with the University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension. The purpose of this vi...

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
07/07/2020
Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

With warmer weather and a holiday weekend, many of us are heading outside and anxious to reconnect with family and friends. Even though there is no evidence that the coronavirus is transmitted through food or food packaging, being together with others does increase the chance of exposure to the disease. Check out this blog post to learn best practices for picnics and potlucks in this summer of COVID-19!
https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/safefood/2020/06/08/picnics-and-potlucks-in-the-time-of-covid-19/

07/06/2020
Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Watch this great video on stretching your food dollars by Foodwise Extension Racine/Kenosha County!

On today's video Nicole Leipski Foodwise, Nutrition Educator from Foodwise Extension Racine/Kenosha County, shares key tips for planning, buying and saving money on healthy food. Have you tried any of them?

Have trouble getting your kids to try new things? Try these tips!🍇
07/03/2020

Have trouble getting your kids to try new things? Try these tips!🍇

Double Your Bucks at the farmers' markets! Using this program, eligible participants can double their benefits up to $10...
07/01/2020

Double Your Bucks at the farmers' markets! Using this program, eligible participants can double their benefits up to $10. See below for more information.

Try these tips next time you are cooking with your kids!🥦
07/01/2020
University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Try these tips next time you are cooking with your kids!🥦

Are you looking for ways to involve your young children in meal time? Check out these Cooking Together tips from University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs.

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
06/24/2020

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Are you starting a garden at home and looking for ways to engage young children? Check out these wonderful activities from Rooted!
https://wischoolgardens.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Farm-to-ECE-Resources-for-At-Home-Activities.pdf

Friends of the Community Gardens
06/23/2020

Friends of the Community Gardens

Thursday's potato patch planting was a success! Thanks to all that worked hard preparing and planting! We even planted a flat of acorn squash, and some onions!
Be watching for updates nearer the end of season on the Friends of the Community Gardens Bounty Basket fundraiser and The Giving Tree, Howard-Suamico School District Food Pantry donations.

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
06/22/2020

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

With limited shopping trips, people are relying more on shelf-stable foods, which are sometimes called “processed” foods. Learn more about nutrition and shelf-stable foods in this short blog post by UW-Madison Nutrition Professor and Extension Specialist Beth Olson!
https://nutrisci.wisc.edu/2020/05/27/nutrition-shelf-stable-foods/

06/18/2020
Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics and Agriculture: WANDA

Women Advancing Nutrition, Dietetics and Agriculture: WANDA

DEMO: "Cooking with Soul" hosted by WANDA Founder Tambra Raye: #Juneteenth Jubilee with my fave dish Okra and Tomatoes via @USBotanicGarden

Enjoyed a taste of freedom as we serve a side of justice because black lives matter.

Are you making this dish? What are your fave dishes for #Juneteenth? Share your food story.

#okra #cooking #home #kitchen #blackfoodmatters #homecooking #cuisine #food #investinnutrition #vegan #plantbased

WATCH COOKING DEMO: https://bit.ly/okrasoul

Gathering the family around the table for a meal has so many benefits! During these uncertain times, make a commitment t...
06/11/2020
Family Meals: Small Investment, Big Payoff

Gathering the family around the table for a meal has so many benefits! During these uncertain times, make a commitment to eat at least one meal together. Here are some tips to try: https://sm.eatright.org/familymeal

If you're concerned about what your child does (and doesn't) eat, the solution could be as close as your kitchen table.

Keep this in mind when shopping for fresh seasonal produce at the farmers' market!🍅🥦🍉🥕
06/05/2020

Keep this in mind when shopping for fresh seasonal produce at the farmers' market!🍅🥦🍉🥕

06/02/2020
FoodWIse Leftovers (English)

FoodWIse Leftovers (English)

Storing leftover food helps you make the most of your food budget. At the end of your meal, divide any leftovers into clean, shallow containers no more than ...

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
06/01/2020

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Healthy eating tips for teens!
Your nutritional needs haven’t changed suddenly, but now that you’re at home more you may have time to think about the choices you make about what you are eating or drinking. Here are some ideas to make sure your choices are healthy and helping to prepare you for whatever may be next in YOUR life: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/covid19/2020/05/12/stay-at-home-tips-healthy-eating-tips-for-teens-and-their-parents/

Stay safe while gardening with Brown County Community Gardens Program!
05/28/2020

Stay safe while gardening with Brown County Community Gardens Program!

Worried about grocery shopping during COVID-19? Check out this FAQ with an added bonus recipe!
05/22/2020

Worried about grocery shopping during COVID-19? Check out this FAQ with an added bonus recipe!

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension
05/21/2020

Foodwise, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

Today is #WISchoolGardenDay! How are you creatively celebrating Wisconsin School Garden Day and engaging kids in growing food? Share below!

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