Nutrition & Food Safety

Educational Opportunities

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Nuts in a Nutshell

Monday, March 23, 2015; 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Starin Park Community Building, 504 West Starin Road, Whitewater, WI
Cost: $2

Nuts are an easy way to add flavor and nutrition to any meal or snack. They are packed with important vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds that may help reduce the risk for chronic disease. Research shows that adding nuts can be a very beneficial nutritional practice. Which nuts should you eat daily? Don’t know the difference between a macadamia or pistachio? Pecan or walnut? We’ll discuss the basics of the nut family, along with samples and suggestions for adding nuts to your diet. Those with nut allergies should NOT attend. Registration deadline is March 18, or when class reaches a capacity of 30 people.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Cooking for One or Two

Tuesday, April 21, 2015; 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Aram Public Library, 404 E. Walworth Avenue, Delavan, WI
FREE with preregistration! Sponsored by Aram Public Library.
Maximum 20 participants – Register early!

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Cooking for One or Two

Tuesday, May 5, 2015; 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Barrett Memorial Library, 65 W. Geneva Street, Williams Bay, WI 53191
FREE with preregistration! Sponsored by Barrett Memorial Library.
Maximum 16 participants – Register early!

Tired of the same old evening meal? Looking for practical meals that do not feed a family of four? Join Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier for helpful hints and tips when cooking for a family of one or two. We will taste some recipes that can be created for low-cost and less mess. Bring your questions and be prepared to leave with new ideas and recipes! Registration is required to ensure samples for all.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Very Veggie Flyer 7-27-15

Monday, July 27, 2015; 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Aram Public Library, 404 E Walworth Ave, Delavan, WI
FREE with preregistration!

You don’t have to become a vegetarian to enjoy more fruits and vegetables in your diet! A trip through your local farmer’s market or grocery store might have you confused about what to do with items like kale, daikon, or ugli fruit. Join your Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier as she provides a general overview of the importance of increasing your fruit and vegetable consumption while sharing samples of meatless and animal free products.

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