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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May Newsletter and Community Garden

Spring is here! By now, the family has probably been eating more veggies since our March edition. If you missed our March edition, you can go to our Fit Families page to catch up on past newsletters. Now that May is here, it is time to start eating some more veggies and even growing veggies! […]

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The Coffee Drinker: Healthy Tips with FoodWIse

Every morning in our homes and offices throughout the world, people go through their morning rituals to get through the day. Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, it originated from tropical areas of Africa and through generations has been exported to all parts of the world. Coffee is such a […]

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April Fit Families Newsletter and Tips

This month the focus is fruits, fruits, fruits! Does your family eat breakfast every day? It is recommended, kids have more energy and can focus better when they start off their day with a healthy breakfast. Add fruit in pancakes, fruit in cereal, fruit in shakes and more! Check out our April newsletter and tips […]

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Gardening 101: Attracting Butterflies, Birds & Bees to your Landscape

As the days get longer and the temperature rises, it’s the perfect time to think about gardening! Please join us on Thursday, April 27th at 6:30 pm  for a special program to help you get started, and to attract some beneficial animals to your yard. Library staff and Master Gardeners, Lisa Selje and Lisa Lynn, will […]

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Bullying & The Parental Role

Parents play important role in reducing the impact of bullying  Awareness of bullying has increased dramatically in the 40 years since a Swedish psychologist, Dan Olweus, became the first to study childhood bullying. Because of Olweus’ work, today’s parents are much more sensitive to the signs and effects of bullying on their children. But parents […]

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Food Product Dating

Do you know what food dating labels on food really mean? Expert Barbara Ingham explains. What’s the latest on food product dating? The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A […]

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March Fit Families Newsletter and Tips

    Our Fit Families program is in full swing! Thank you so much to all the families and our community partners for your involvement and participation. We are very excited to begin sharing the Fit Families newsletters and Tips for healthy living and fitness. Check out our newsletter and tips that we publish every […]

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Taxes, Tax Credits and You

Tax credits: A help to state’s working families Many low- and moderate-income working families in Wisconsin may qualify for thousands of dollars in tax credits at tax time. Together, the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the state Earned Income Credit can provide anywhere from a few dollars to more than $8000, depending on […]

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Strong Women

  Strong Women – Walworth County-UW-Extension The Strong Women Program is a fun, hands-on way to make positive changes to help you move more, eat better, meet new people, and improve your general health and well-being. A weekly exercise program for men and women of all ages, classes will include progressive weight training, cardiovascular exercise, flexibility, balance […]

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