Nutrition Education

The FoodWIse program in Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties

FoodWIse 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 FoodShare eligible populations. This program provides outreach in the 4-county area to include Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties. More specifically, the program provides 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

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

For more information read our FoodWIse Brochure or check out the FoodWIse website.

View a listing of 2018 Farmers’ Markets and Farm Stands accepting WIC Farmers’ Market Checks

View a listing of local food pantries here.

STAFF

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

Christi Gabrilska
Wisconsin Nutrition Education Coordinator

Area 10: Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties
Phone: 715-258-6497
Email: christi.gabrilska@ces.uwex.edu
_MG_3182 Kris Soper
Nutrition Educator

Winnebago County UW-Extension
625 E. County Road Y, Suite 600
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: 920-232-1973; 920-727-8643
Fax: 920-232-1967
Email: kristine.soper@ces.uwex.ed
Evan Groth
Nutrition Educator

Outagamie County UW-Extension
3365 W. Brewster St.
Appleton, WI 54914
Phone: 920-832-4763
Fax: 920-832-4761
Email: evan.groth@ces.uwex.edu

 

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