Nutrition Education

 

The Wisconsin FoodWise progam 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, Polk and Pierce Counties

Nutrition education takes place in various St. Croix and Pierce County locations including grocery stores, WIC clinics, food pantries, Head Start, Job Service, Shelters, Schools and Senior Sites.  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.

Produce Fact Sheets

Baby Swiss Chard Fact Sheet

Beets Fact Sheet

Broccoli Fact Sheet

Cabbage Fact Sheet

Cauliflower Fact Sheet

Carrot Fact Sheet

Celery Fact Sheet

Corn Fact Sheet

Cucumber Fact Sheet

Diakon Fact Sheet

Garlic Scapes Fact Sheet

Green Beans Fact Sheet

Green Onion Fact Sheet

Greens and Lettuce Fact Sheet

Herbs Fact Sheet

Kale Fact Sheet

Kohlrabi Fact Sheet

How to peel and cut a kohlrabi:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dl6jgRa0HTM

Melons Fact Sheet

Pac Choi Fact Sheet

Peas Fact Sheet

Peppers Fact Sheet

Potatoes Fact Sheet

Radish Fact Sheet

Rhubarb Fact Sheet

Shallots Fact Sheet

Spinach Fact Sheet

Strawberries Fact Sheet

Summer Squash Fact Sheet

Swiss Chard Fact Sheet

Tomato Fact Sheet

Turnips Fact Sheet

Zucchini Fact Sheet

How to Plan Healthy Meals

MyPlate (See MyPlate Page)

Sample Menus

Inexpensive Meals

Spend Smart, Eat Smart

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating Habits

MyPlate

Tips for Eating Healthy when Eating Out; (https://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate-tip-sheets)

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; (https://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity)

Why is Physical Activity Important?

Resources

News and Updates

Newsletters;(See Newsletters Page)

Recipes; (See Recipes Page)

FAQ’s; (See FAQ Page)

More Resources

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

Katie Bartko-Nutrition Coordinator

St. Croix County– UW Extension
1960 8th Ave, Suite 140
Baldwin, WI 54002
Phone: 715-531-1930
Fax: 715-684-2666
Email: katie.bartko@ces.uwex.edu

OR

Sarah Johnson_opt

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
Email: sarahjohnson@ces.uwex.edu