Nutrition & Food Safety

Educational Opportunities

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Slow Cooker Creations Flyer

Wednesday, January 28, 2015; 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Genoa City American Legion (next to Genoa City Library)
114 Freeman Street, Genoa City, WI 53128
FREE with preregistration! Sponsored by Genoa City Public Library

Is your slow cooker collecting dust? Join Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier for an informational workshop and tasty treats! We will discuss the do’s and don’ts of crock pot cookery, helpful hints in selecting a crock pot recipe, and enjoy tastes and smells of some Slow Cooker Creations. Come hungry! Register early to ensure enough samples for all! Deadline for registration is January 23, or when class is full.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Nuts in a Nutshell

Wednesday, February 4, 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 January 30, or when class reaches a capacity of 30 people.

200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon Dry Beans in Your Diet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015; 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Aram Public Library, 404 E. Walworth Avenue, Delavan, WI
FREE with preregistration! Sponsored by Aram Public Library.

Maybe Jack really knew the secret of magical beans! Dry beans are an excellent addition to your diet. Not sure where to start? Join us for an informational workshop on health benefits and delicious samples of foods created with dry beans. Presented by your Walworth County UW-Extension Family Living Educator Jenny Wehmeier. Register early to ensure enough samples for all! Deadline for registration is February 20, or when class is full.

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.

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. Deadline for registration is Friday, April 17 or when the class has reached capacity of 20 people.

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