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Limited Office Access and Availability

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak and guidelines from Wisconsin Department of Health Services, UW-Madison, and federal agencies our office will have limited availability and access. Our staff are working remotely and many of our events have been postponed. For the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and/or the Polk […]

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The University of Wisconsin – Extension is looking for professionals who are passionate about helping others through education: NUTRITION EDUCATOR for Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties Full time with benefits. Deadline to apply: 10/28/2020     –  Complete details including qualifications and how to apply can be found at: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/505280/nutrition-educator

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Starting a Food Business in Wisconsin: Keep Food Safety in Mind

“Starting a Food Business in Wisconsin: Keep Food Safety in Mind”  Monday, September 14th, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Link to register The presentation will be in English and will be simultaneously interpreted into Spanish. Barbara Ingham, Food Safety Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, answers basic questions about types of licenses a food business […]

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Moving Forward During Covid-19: Deciding Who, When, & How

“Quaranteam”? “Double bubble”? These terms are showing up more and more in the media as individuals and families make decisions about when they will start to see other people again. In other families, questions are bubbling up about when and how it will be safe to get much needed support, like childcare or respite care. […]

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Flood Damage to your Crops and Gardens?

What to do if flood waters entered your garden? For your garden, the most conservative approach is to destroy any produce that comes into direct contact with floodwater. And whether exposed directly or indirectly to floodwater, any produce that is meant to be eaten raw should not be consumed. To find more information about consuming produce from flooded areas check out […]

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Getting Started With Gardening

Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist If you’ve never really gardened before, getting started might seem overwhelming. But it’s actually quite easy to start growing some fresh, nutritious and tasty vegetables in your own yard, community garden plot, or even in containers on a deck or patio. Here are some simple steps to growing a […]

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