Nutrition Education Classes

Our class topics include healthy eating, shopping on a budget, navigating the Farmers Market and more. Classes are held via Zoom or in person, depending on the class. As always, all our classes are free to attend.

Available classes may have limited space and require registration.

Below is a full calendar of our upcoming classes. Click on any event for more details.


FARMERS MARKET TOURS
Thursdays: July 7, August 25 & September 22 at 10:00am
Join FoodWIse for a walk-thru of the farmers market where you will learn tips on selecting & using produce, recipe ideas, how to process EBT, Credit/Debit and FVRx transactions. Every participant receives a $5 gift in market tokens! Tour is open to anyone.

Full details can be found here: 2022 Wood County Farmers Market Tours

Registration: Pre-register by using this link: https://bit.ly/FarmersMarketTours or simply show up at the date and time for the tour.


SHOPPING MATTERS GROCERY STORE TOUR
WalMart, Wisconsin Rapids: August 18, 10:00am and 7:00pm
WalMart, Plover: July 21 and September 15: 10:00am and 7:00pm
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!

Full details can be found here: FoodWIse Grocery Store Tours 2022

Registration Required: Call Hannah Wendels at 715-421-8530, email hannah.wendels@wisc.edu, or fill out this form: https://forms.gle/1Ssj6TQD7Vw4CosJ6


EXTENSION WELLNESS SERIES
Tuesdays at 10:00am via Zoom
The Extension Wellness Series is a combined effort between Extension educators from FoodWIse, Human Development & Relationships and Horticulture. Classes are held every Tuesday with a different topic from one of these areas.

Full details can be found here: 2022 Extension Wellness Series

Register here: HTTPS://BIT.LY/EWS2022


COOKING WITH KIDS
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
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 & COOKING FOR HEALTH
CURRENTLY ON HOLD
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.


 

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