FoodWIse Nutrition Education

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Food WIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program or WNEP,

is a UW-Extension Program that helps limited resource families and individuals,

eligible for Food Share,

FoodWIse Friday Recipes

April 2019 FY20 (Eating Better on a Budget) (PDF, 1 pg,468 KB)

March 2019 FY20 (Be an Active Family) (PDF, 1 pg, 655 KB)

Feb 2019 FY20 (MyPlate Snack Tip for Parents)

Jan 2019 FY20 (Be a Healthy Role Model for Children) (PDF, 1 pg, 414KB)

December 2019 FY20 (MyPlate Holiday Makeover) (PDF, 1 pg, 1574kb)

Oct 2019 FY20 (MyPlate The School Day Just Got Healthier) (PDF, 1 pg)

Choose, purchase & prepare nutritious meals & snacks based on the


Dietary Guidelines for Americans and My Plate

*  Make half your grains whole grains

*  Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables

*  Make lean choices from the protein group

*  Make low fat dairy choices:

*  get three calcium rich foods each day

*  Choose & prepare foods with less fat, sugar & salt

*  Choose healthy foods and beverages when eating away from home

Manage food resources, use thrifty shopping practices for nutritious foods, & improve food security:

*  Determine resources for food

*  Track food dollars and live within a spending plan

*  Plan, buy and prepare affordable meals and snacks on a budget

*  Buy locally grown fruits & vegetables at the Farmers Market or grow your own garden to enhance food security

Balance food intake with physical activity:

*  Balance calories from foods and beverages with calories used

Keep food safe by practicing safe food handling, preparation and storage practices:

*  Keep hands and surfaces clean

*  Avoid cross contamination

*  Cook foods to their proper temperatures

*  Refrigerate perishable foods & leftovers promptly & store food safely

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   To find out if you are eligible for Food Share, go to:  (Access to Support Services for Health & Nutrition)

This website is quick, and for people who live in Wisconsin to see if they might be able to get help through Wisconsin’s health and nutrition programs

For more information on FoodShare  Wisconsin:

If you have any questions regarding FoodWIse in Bayfield or Ashland County, please contact:

Stephanie New
Stephanie LaPointe Bakker
FoodWIse Program Administrator
Ashland & Bayfield Counties
Extension Ashland County
Courthouse Rm. 107
Ashland, WI  54806
715-682-7017 ext 512
Fax:  715-682-7922
Sarah Tarkington
Sarah Tarkington
FoodWIse Educator
Extension Bayfield & Ashland County
Courthouse Rm. 107
Ashland, WI  54806

An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act requirements.

Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed. Please do so as early as possible prior to the program or activity so that proper arrangements can be made. In certain situations, information related to requests may be shared with staff or units necessary to help coordinate an appropriate accommodation.


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