Nutrition Education

Welcome To The St. Croix County FoodWIse Page!

 

What is FoodWIse?

FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and serves Wisconsin residents with limited incomes.

The Wisconsin FoodWIse program 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. Families become more food secure by spending their food dollars wisely.

Download our program brochure


What We Do

FoodWIse employs a combination of evidence-based educational strategies, accompanied by environmental supports, designed to facilitate voluntary adoption of healthy food choices and active lifestyles.


Nutrition Education in St. Croix, Polk and Pierce Counties

Nutrition education takes place in various St. Croix, Polk 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.

 


Who Can I Contact With Questions About FoodWIse?

Katie Bartko – Nutrition Coordinator
Pierce, Polk & St. Croix Counties
1960 8th Ave., Suite 140
Baldwin, WI  54002
715-531-1934
Email: katie.bartko@wisc.edu 
 
Sarah Johnson_optSarah Johnson – Nutrition Educator
Pierce, Polk & St. Croix Counties
1960 8th Ave., Suite 140
Baldwin, WI  54002
(715) 531-1507
Email: sarah.b.johnson@wisc.edu


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PRODUCE FACT SHEETS

CHOOSING MY PLATE INFORMATION

LOCAL FOOD RESOURCES

OTHER FOODWISE RESOURCES

FOODWISE NEWSLETTER

HEALTHY RECIPES

NUTRITION EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES


 

 

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