FoodWIse in Vernon County
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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 Plate.gov. 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
- 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:
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
Serving Richland and Vernon Counties
Home Office: Extension Richland County
1000 Hwy 14 West
Richland Center, WI 53581-1398
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
We promote the adoption of healthy lifestyles in your community. We….
families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending dollars wisely.
children to new fruits and vegetables and why they are important.
parents how to plan and prepare healthy meals.
communities in making the healthy choice the easy choice where people live, learn, work, and play.