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Manitowoc County Welcomes new FoodWIse Nutrition Educator!

Greetings to all! I am Krystina Yang. I have just started as a part-time Nutrition Educator with UW-Madison Division of Extension for Door, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc counties. In 2015, I received my 2-year Associate of Arts degree and am currently pursuing a degree in Communication with an emphasis in Health Communication. My career plans are […]

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Manitowoc County Welcomes new FoodWIse Nutrition Educator!

Hello there! My name is Jace Purdy and I am one of the new FoodWIse Nutrition Educators for Manitowoc, Kewaunee, and Door counties. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and Wellness from UW-Stevens Point and for the last few years I have been living in the Madison area. There I worked as a […]

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Manitowoc County Welcomes New 4-H Educator!

Greetings; my name is Neil Hall and I’m excited to be the new 4-H Program Educator for Manitowoc County! I was born and raised in Manitowoc and look forward to serving in the area I have always considered “home.” Since 2014 I’ve worked for UW System in a variety of roles involving student life, recreation […]

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Preserve IT Fresh, Preserve It Safe!

Freezing isn’t the only method used to extend the life of meats. Meats, such as beef, pork, venison, bear, lamb, or veal, can be canned in pint or quart jars. These can be stored and enjoyed for up to at least 12 months. Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe!

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Strong Bodies For All!!

Strong Bodies, an eight-week exercise program for older adults, teaches participants in small groups ways to exercise more regularly and eat more healthfully. This course is held twice a week at no cost to participants. FoodWIse aims host these exercise classes at rural community settings where access to exercise facilities is limited. To request classes […]

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End of Eviction Moratorium

The CDC’s moratorium on residential evictions is ending on Saturday and many renters who have missed payments may be worried about keeping their housing. Click on the links below for important information to protect yourself. Renters–what to do when eviction moratorium ends Eviction alternatives–fact sheet for landlords  

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