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The Nutrition Educator is a member of the Eau Claire, Dunn, and Chippewa County FoodWIse team. Nutrition Educators are peer educators who co-learn with community members and adapt teaching to honor cultures and experiences. Nutrition Educators engage people from the diverse communities of Wisconsin to adopt healthy food and physical activity habits. FoodWIse (https://healthyliving.extension.wisc.edu/programs/foodwise/) advances […]

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Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport

Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport returns this summer to keep you active! Back for a 2nd year in a row,take action towards better health with the Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport! Summer is a great time to set health goals to prevent chronic diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure. This activity passport shows you […]

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Strong Bodies: June 2022

UW Madison – Division of Extension is offering a new session of virtual StrongBodies classes on ZOOM. Strength training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and arthritis. Strength training also increases strength, muscle mass, and bone density. Join us to start or continue moving and […]

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Baby Formula Shortage

Many families rely on formula to feed their babies and have found shortages of formula in stores. The shortage is due in part to the recall of formula manufactured by Abbott Nutrition that may be contaminated with Salmonella or Cronobacter, two pathogens that are extremely harmful to infants, The facility that made the formula (located […]

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Strong Bodies: April 2022

UW Madison – Division of Extension is offering a new session of virtual StrongBodies classes on ZOOM. Strength training has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and arthritis. Strength training also increases strength, muscle mass, and bone density. Join us to start or continue moving and […]

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Let’s Have Fun at the Farmers Market!

Join FoodWIse and WIC at the Menomonie Farmers Market, Wednesday, July 28th, 1pm or 3pm.  Sign up at the Dunn County WIC office, 715-232-2498. Pick up your Farmers Market vouchers Sample a Seasonal Market Recipe Discover ways to choose, store and freeze your produce. Games, recipes, and gas card for first time attendees!

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Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport

Summer is a great time to set health goals.  The Chippewa Valley Summer Activity Passport is here to support you in this by providing you with ideas on where to find exciting opportunities not only in Dunn, Chippewa, and Eau Claire Counties.  Whether your goal is to exercise more or eat more fruits and veggies, […]

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Food Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development (FEED) Project

FEED Project Virtual Summer 2021 Workshop Series Learn tips for starting or expanding a successful food business from Wisconsin-based specialists and entrepreneurs! This no-cost series of online trainings is for people who are interested in starting or expanding small-scale food businesses in Wisconsin. Starting a Farm- or Home-Based Food Business Monday, June 7th, 2021 2-3:30pm […]

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NEW CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT! WeCOPE – 7 Session Series

NEW CLASS ANNOUNCEMENT! WeCOPE – 7 Session Series WeCOPE is an evidence-based program that helps adults cope with life stress.  WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve health behaviors in randomized trials.  ​ Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. ​ This 7-week program meets via Zoom once […]

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