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, 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.

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:

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


Sample Menus

Inexpensive Meals

Spend Smart, Eat Smart

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating Habits


Tips for Eating Healthy when Eating Out; (

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; (

Why is Physical Activity Important?


News and Updates




More Resources

If you have any questions regarding FoodWIse or Nutrition Programs in St. Croix, Polk 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


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Sarah Johnson-Nutrition Educator

St. Croix County– UW Extension
1960 8th Ave, Suite 140
Baldwin, WI 54002
Phone: 715-531-1930
Fax: 715-684-2666