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Nutrition Education

The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) in Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties

The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program is a federally funded grant program that collaborates with community, state and federal organizations in the design and implementation of nutrition education programs for low-income and food stamp eligible populations. This program provides outreach in the Tri-county area to include Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago counties. More specifically, the program will provide education on:

  • Research based programs on nutrition and physical activity in accordance with the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid
  • Managing food resources, thrifty shopping practices, managing food dollars, all to help families become more food secure
  • Food safety education related to safe food handling, preparation and storage
  • Programs are available for all age groups
  • Programs available in Spanish and Hmong

MISSION:To provide practical, reliable foods and nutrition information for food stamp recipients and their families. 

If you have any questions regarding WNEP in Winnebago County, please contact:

 

Kris Soper
Nutrition Educator
Winnebago County – UW Extension
625 E. County Road Y, Suite 600
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-232-1973 or 920-727-8643
Fax: 920-232-1967
Email: kris.soper@ces.uwex.edu