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FoodWIse Newsletters – Food $ense (Spanish)


FoodWIse helps people to:
Plan and prepare healthy meals for their families
Keep food safe to eat
Increase their food security by learning how to manage their money


Food Pantries and other Food Resources 2020
Supermarket Savings
Spend Smart-Eat Smart Strategies 


FoodWIse partners with other community agencies to provide free education for families and individuals who receive or are eligible to receive food stamps. Some places you may receive FoodWIse programs include:

Columbia County Head Start Program (Renewal Unlimited, Inc.)
Columbia County Senior Meal Sites
Columbia County Family Resource Center
Columbia County Health & Human Services


Food Safety & Health
UW-Extension Food and Nutrition Publications
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Nutrition Facts Label
Look up calories/nutrients in a food
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health
Nutrition and physical activity information from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
American Dietetic Association
Consumer Corner at the USDA National Agricultural Library’s Food and Nutrition Information Center

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

Caitlin Richardson, Nutrition Education Program Coordinator
Columbia County Extension
Administration Building
112 E. Edgewater Street, Rm. 212
Portage, WI 53901
Phone: 608-742-9693
Fax: 608-742-9862
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