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2018 Cultivating Your Farm Business’s Future

January 2018 Contact: Trisha Wagner, trisha.wagner@ces.uwex.edu, 715-284-4257 Joy Kirkpatrick, joy.kirkpatrick@ces.uwex.edu, 608-263-3485 UW-Extension Meeting Addresses Operating Agreements and Management for Farm Businesses Operating agreements and the transfer of management are two topics not to be overlooked as people first begin farming together. Whether the partnership is with family members or non-related parties, having written plans for […]

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Strengthening Families Program (children 4-14 years)

Strengthening Families Program (children 4-14 years) Who: Parents or Caregivers and their youth ages 4-14 What: The Strengthening Families Program consists of 12 sessions for ages 4-10 and 7 sessions for ages 11-14, with a free meal before or during each session. When: One day a week, mostly Tuesdays and some Thursdays, Feb. 6-April 10, 5pm-7:30pm […]

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Taking Care of You Workshop Series

STRESS REDUCTION FOR PARENTS & THE COMMUNITY Taking Care of You is a research-based 4-week program that offers practical strategies and experiences to help people deal with the stress in their lives. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and their overall health. Each week explore topics through small […]

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Sugar Shockers!

Check out the newest Food $ense Newsletter for April, May and June focused on sugars in beverages.   Loaded with great tips and strategies to work towards ZERO sugar sweetened beverages each day – living the 5210 way!! April-June 2017 Food $ense Newsletter   Check out this quarters Food $ense Newsletter for information on sugar: […]

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Cooking With Your Preschooler

Did you know that cooking together with your preschooler can start your child on the road to a lifetime of healthy eating eating? Check out the “Parenting the Preschooler” newsletters to learn more!

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Food Security Resources in Jackson County

1 in 7 Americans struggle to get enough to eat. In fact, hunger or food insecurity exists in virtually every community in the United States. Do you or someone you know need help being food secure? Check out the resources to help families access a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food: http://www.fmpfoodbank.org/get_help.phtml/jackson_county/

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Nutrition Education Program Changes to Meet Needs of New Audiences

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse is the new name of Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP). FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with […]

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