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Phoenix Middle School Harvest Success

    Through a multi-organization county effort, Phoenix Middle School in Delavan WI was able to take part in a new community Garden this year. The garden was made possible because of a $4000 GardenWIse grant received from the University of Wisconsin-Extension office. Families participated in owning their own piece of the garden and could […]

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Septiembre y Octubre Fit Families Boletines

Septiembre y octubre son todo sobre las verduras! La cosecha está aquí y hay un montón de frutas y verduras para elegir. Los mercados de los agricultores son muy animados en esta época del año y huertos. Tome un paseo en el campo y encontrará huertos y puestos de lado del camino que venderá frutas […]

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September and October Fit Families Newsletters

September and October are all about the veggies! The harvest is here and there are plenty of fruits and vegetables to choose from. The farmer’s markets are very lively at this time of the year and orchards. Take a ride in the country and you will find orchards and country side stands that will sell […]

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Come help clean up the parks!

The Walworth County Volunteer Services Department and Public Works will be having volunteer work days at the 3 county parks this fall.  We are looking for volunteers to help with prairie seed harvesting, invasive species removal and trail maintenance on the following dates: Friday Oct 6th at White River Park 8am to Noon Friday Oct 13th at Price Park 8am […]

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Identity Theft and Credit Report Campaign

UW-Extension: Continue to check your free credit report after a data breach   The latest data breach in the news comes from Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the U.S. This breach involves computer hackers accessing personal data – social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and potentially more information – of 143 […]

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UW-Extension Is Back!

Our new carpet is installed and we are back to business as usual! Thank you to everyone for your patience during the chaos of fair week and our office being moved temporarily. We are settled back into our original office. We apologize for any clutter, we are still organizing and unpacking. Thank you again for […]

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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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Walworth County UW-Extension Temporarily Moving

The UW-Extension office will be moving across the hall to Room 214 starting on Tuesday 8/22/17, due to flooring and carpet removal and install. During this time, we will still be able to assist with all the usual programs and assistance. Contact information will remain the same (262 741-4951. We will return to our usual […]

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Fit Families August Newsletter

Make Every Bite Count….More Fruits & Veggies Enjoy some fruit smoothies this Summer. Fruits may seem expensive but there are fruits that are actually cheaper than some snack foods. Remember to buy fruits in season, for great deals! Don’t forget to visit Farmer’s Markets for great deals too, if you are enrolled with the WIC […]

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School supply drive

Walworth County Health and Human Service is having a school supply drive for families in need.  Basic supplies are needed such as: backpacks,  spiral notebooks, watercolors, 2 pocket folders, pens/pencils, markers, loose leaf paper, index cards and rulers. Please drop off at the UW Extension office. Last collection time is August 18th at noon! Thank you […]

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