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The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) is a UW-Extension nutrition education program that helps limited resource families and individuals choose healthful diets, purchase and prepare healthful food and handle it safely. Familes become more food secure by spending their food dollars wisely.

Nutrition Education in St. Croix and Pierce Counties

Adult education takes place in various St. Croix and Pierce County locations including grocery stores, WIC clinics, Health Center, food pantries, Head Start, St. Croix Valley Job Service, one-on-one visits in homes, and schools for evening programming with families.  Education focuses on learning how to plan healthy, inexpensive meals, how to foster healthy eating habits in children, simple meal preparation methods and practices, and how to be more physically active.

How to Plan Healthy Meals


Sample Menus

Inexpensive Meals

Spend Smart, Eat Smart

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating Habits


Tips for Eating Healthy when Eating Out

Food Security

Food Safety

Food Security

-Dunn County Food Resource Directory

-Pierce County Food Resource Directory

-St. Croix County Food Directory

How to be More Physically Active

Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

Ideas for Physical Activity

Stategies to Increase Physical Activity

More Strategies to Increase Physical Activity

Why is Physical Activity Important?


News and Updates




More Resources

Online Resources

-FYI Food Nutrition and Health

-Health Team

-Recipe Finder

-Spend Smart, Eat Smart

-10 Tips Nutrition Education Series


If you have any questions regarding WNEP or Nutrition Programs in St. Croix or Pierce County, please contact:

Katie Bartko-WI Nutrition Education County Program Coordinator

St. Croix County– UW Extension
1960 8th Ave, Suite 140
Baldwin, WI 54002
Phone: 715-531-1930
Fax: 715-684-2666


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Sarah Johnson-WI Nutrition Educator

Pierce County – UW Extension
412 West Kinne Street, P.O. Box 69
Ellsworth, WI 54011
Phone: 715-273-6781
Fax: 715-273-6859