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Start Your Food Business/Empezar Su Puesto de Comida

Are you already dreaming about summer? Do you wish more people could taste your family’s delicious cooking? If so, join us on the second Tuesday of the month to start planning your temporary food stand or food truck business. Learn food safety rules, invaluable equipment recommendations, and tips from experienced owners on how to run […]

Creative Arts Festival promotes the arts to area youth

On Saturday, January 26th, Fond du Lac County 4-H hosted the annual Creative Arts Festival. This event is an opportunity for youth to practice and share their singing, drama, instrumental, speaking, photography, writing and art skills. 33 youth participated. This included community youth, Fond du Lac County 4-H members, and 4-H members from other counties. […]

Helping FSET and W2 Clients Spend Their Food Dollars More Wisely

Forward Service Corporation is a non-profit employment and training organization that is located in 46 Wisconsin Counties. The agency works closely on case management, job training, and employment for W2 and FSET (FoodShare Employment and Training) participants. At the state level, Forward Service Corporation and the FoodWIse nutrition program have worked closely to bring together […]

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Resources for Consumers Whose Income is Interrupted

Have you been affected with an interruption of income? Please find attached a listing of resources that can be of help for consumers whose income has been interrupted- examples but not limited to- furlough, job change, etc. Resources compiled by the eXtension Financial Security for All Community of Practices Articles How to Handle a Furlough: […]

Pay Down that Old Debt in the New Year

The New Year holiday and turning the calendar to 2019  creates a feeling of starting fresh. As you reflect on the past year, focus on your experiences – build on what worked and what didn’t – set new financial goals to give you direction to shape this year’s money habits for yourself. Pay Down That […]

Celebrating the Hmong New Year

In December, the local Hmong community celebrated the New Year. Historically, this festival was timed in Asia to celebrate the rice harvest and all the hard work that went into it. After meeting with Diana earlier this year, the elected community leader invited our office to have a booth at the special event. Teaching the […]

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Beef Quality Assurance helps farmers build confidence with consumers

Beef quality assurance is a farmer driven program in which cattle farmers assume responsibility for producing a high quality, safe, and wholesome food product.  Farmers keep detailed records of animal husbandry practices and all animal health treatments performed on their cattle.  They also assure their best management practices in management, animal husbandry, and animal health […]

Mark Your Calendars for Saturday, February 23rd

Are Saturdays in February dreary and boring for your family? Not this year! Family Learning Day has something for everyone in your family. Feeling crafty? Make your own t-shirt or jewelry, sew a tote bag, or assemble a birdhouse. Want to learn something new? Attend a session on the latest trends in resume development, how […]

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FoodWIse: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice.

FoodWIse (formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, WNEP) is a community nutrition education program within the Health & Wellbeing Institute of UW-Extension. FoodWIse is federally funded and serves families and individuals with limited incomes in Fond du Lac and Sheboygan Counties. Nutrition Educators offer small and large group classes on healthy eating, food […]

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Final Report for the new Veterans Thrive Garden located downtown Fond du Lac.

The Growing Together WI grant has come to a successful end, with the opportunities just beginning. The handicapped accessible, downtown veterans THRIVE garden was built by veterans, Master Gardener volunteers, and community members. Businesses showed support through donations of supplies, time, and delivery, including Thrive Church, United States Marine Corps, Menards, L&H Gyr, Bud’s Soil […]

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