FoodWIse In Vernon County

FoodWIse in Vernon County


FoodWIse is a UW-Madison, Division of Extension program that employs a combination of evidence-based educational strategies, accompanied by environmental supports, designed to facilitate voluntary adoption of healthy food choices and active lifestyles.  Our nutrition education focuses on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Choose My  In Vernon County, FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed).

The Schools and other Community Partners We Work With


  • Prairie View Elementary
  • Hillsboro Elementary
  • Kickapoo Elementary
  • La Farge Elementary
Other Partners:

  • Vernon County WIC
  • Allegiant Property Management (Westby and De Soto)
  • Vernon County Head Start
  • McIntosh Memorial Public Library
  • Community Hunger Solutions
  • Workforce Connections

Local Food Resources:

Meet Our Staff

Sheena Cook-Fuglsang
FoodWIse Coordinator
Serving Crawford, Richland, and Vernon Counties

Home Office: Extension Vernon County
318 Fairlane Drive, Suite 392
Viroqua, WI 54665
Phone: (608) 637-5275
Fax: (608) 637-5504

Kristine Lockwood
FoodWIse Educator
Serving Richland and Vernon Counties

Home Office: Extension Richland County
1000 Hwy 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581-1398
Phone: 608-647-6148
Fax: 608-647-9116

We Are Hiring! Contact Sheena Cook-Fuglsang to learn more!
FoodWIse Educator
Serving Crawford and Vernon Counties

Home Office: Extension Crawford County
225 N. Beaumont Rd., Suite 240
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
Phone: (608) 326-0223
Fax: (608) 326-0226

Our Mission

We promote the adoption of healthy lifestyles in your community.  We….

Empower families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending dollars wisely.

Expose children to new fruits and vegetables and why they are important.

Teach parents how to plan and prepare healthy meals.

Support communities in making the healthy choice the easy choice where people live, learn, work, and play.

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