Nutrition Education Classes

We are in the process of transitioning our classes to an online/virtual setting to accommodate the COVID-19 pandemic. Classes are held via Zoom interactive platform and by phone. As always, all our classes are free to attend.

Available classes may have limited space and require registration.
Please call Kelly at (715) 343-6227 or email kelly.hammond@wisc.edu for more information or for help with registration.


Here is a full calendar of our upcoming classes.

Click on any event for more details.


STRONGBODIES
REGISTER HERE
Open Enrollment: Every Monday and Wednesday, October 19-December 21; 10-11:15am
Extension/FoodWIse is a participant in the national evidence-based StrongBodies™ program. StrongBodies™ promotes positive change in people of all ages to live stronger, healthier lives by providing knowledge, inspiration, access to programs, and ongoing support. StrongBodies™ envisions a worldwide community of people who are fit, strong, and healthy; in turn, these empowered people will become positive agents of change for their families, communities, and beyond.
Learn more about the program here. 
Resources:
Home Safety Checklist for StrongBodies Participants
StrongBodies Exercises
Watch StrongBodies at home on PBS or YouTube 


FOOD SMARTS
REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SOON!
Open Enrollment: Classes are the first Monday of every month, beginning November 2; 2:00-2:45pm
Join us as we partner with the Extension Wood County Human Development and Relationships Educator, Jackie Carattini, to talk about nutrition, food budgets, food safety, food preparation and shopping tips. Register online or buy calling 715-421-8530.


SHOPPING & COOKING FOR HEALTH
REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SOON!
Wondering where to start with meals? Looking for some tips on stretching your food dollars, while making meals the whole family will enjoy? Join us for a once a week for a 30-minute lesson. All participants are entered to win a Kitchen Basics kit! Kit including a skillet, storage containers, utensils and a cookbook.


YUCK TO YUM
REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SOON!

Is mealtime a stressful time for your family? This class is for you. Connect with other parents & learn new ways to navigate mealtime & choose healthy foods for your family. Series of three 1-hour classes.


COOKING WITH KIDS
REGISTRATION DETAILS COMING SOON!
Learn how to cook & prepare healthy meals as a family. Classes include simple recipes, tips on healthy eating and lots of fun! Join your “kid in the kitchen” for fun with fresh fruits & vegetables & practical cooking tips. Series of four 1-hour classes. For parents & kids, aged 6-10.


SHOPPING MATTERS GROCERY STORE TOUR
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Looking to eat healthier, and save money too?
Learn how to “shop for health” at your local Walmart. Tours include info on choosing healthy foods on a budget, the trick to item-pricing, and tips on reading food labels! Every participant receives a reusable grocery bag and a $10 grocery store gift card!

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