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Fit Families July Newsletter

July is here! Have you been seeing lovely gardens and farmer markets around your town? There is a yummy red fruit around in the summer that is absolutely delicious! We are talking about of course of tomatoes. Tomatoes are great on pizza, cherry tomatoes are little plump juicy treats, have some salsa with some corn […]

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Phoenix Middle School Community Garden

Phoenix Middle School Community Garden has 5 garden beds available, please call us at 262-741-4957 for more information! FoodWise, UW-Extension Walworth County, Phoenix Middle School, UW-Extension Horticulture Program, Master Garden Volunteers, DDCA , Fit Families, and Delavan community, Thanks for your support! El Jardín Comunitario de “Phoenix Middle School” tiene 5 jardines disponibles, por favor […]

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Farm Succession Live Webinars (CANCELLED)

The Walworth County UW-Extension series has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize about any inconvenience this may have caused you. Please contact the closest UW extension office in Janesville or Waukesha for further webinar information.   UW-Extension Rock County 51 S Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 Phone: 608-757-5696 Fax: 608-757-5581 Ask for Nick UW-Extension […]

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June Fit Families Newsletter

Summer is upon us. We hope your gardens are growing delicious and healthy veggies and you are enjoying your time in the sun. June is dairy month and we have some tips on how you can enjoy your dairy and be FIT at the same time. Make every sip count! More healthy beverages! When enjoying […]

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WIC Food Demonstration

Join us Tuesday June 13th for the WIC Cooking Demo hosted by UW-Extension FoodWIse. Learn new recipes, enjoy some tasty nibbles and have fun! Kids are welcomed and can take part in kid friendly activities. The “Fast and Fresh” Cooking Demo will be located at the Walworth County government center in room 220 (100 W […]

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Canning season is coming!

Start planning now for home canning, food preservation season UW-Extension website offers recipes, how-to videos and more When it comes to flavor and taste, few things compare to home-canned produce fresh from the garden. The home canning and preserving season will be here before we know it, so now is a good time to start […]

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COMMUNITY GARDEN OPEN HOUSE!

Walworth County and FoodWIse UW-Extension, in collaboration with several county organizations will host a community garden open house. Join us for some Garden fun & learning. We will have activities for the kids and even some taste-testing nibbles! Saturday June 17th, 9:00-11:00 AM Phoenix Middle School (Near Soccer Field) Delavan, WI 53115 Check out our […]

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Tips for parents when a child is affected by bullying

Tips for parents when a child is affected by bullying In the past, bullying was considered an unpleasant, but common part of growing up. Today, that’s no longer the case as medical experts recognize the serious impacts bullying can have on both victims and those doing the bullying. For teenagers, technology and social media can […]

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Rent Smart Program – Renters’ Success

Rent Smart program sets the stage for renters’ success  UW-Extension educational initiative helps new and high-risk tenants navigate rental process. More and more Americans are choosing to live in rental units, rather than buy their own home. For people new to renting or for those considered high-risk tenants, finding and maintaining rental housing can be a […]

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