Nutrition Education

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Program Purpose: FoodWIse Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) seeks to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy choices within a limited budget and choose active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. The program:
  • empowers families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending dollars wisely;
  • exposes children to new fruits and vegetables and teaches why they are important;
  • teaches parents how to plan, buy and prepare healthy meals;
  • and supports communities in making the healthy choice the easy choice where people live, learn, work and play.

 

FoodWIse Funding Statement

EFNEP and SNAP-Ed funded programs

FoodWIse is funded by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program – EFNEP. SNAP/FoodShare helps families buy the food they need for good health. Visit access.wi.gov to learn how to apply for food assistance or call 715-349-7600.

SNAP-Ed funded programs

FoodWIse is funded by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP. SNAP/FoodShare helps families buy the food they need for good health. Visit access.wi.gov to learn how to apply for food assistance or call 715-349-7600.

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STAFF

If you have any questions regarding nutrition in Burnett County, please contact:

 

Julie Yezek

Julie Yezek, FoodWIse Nutrition Educator
Burnett County – UW Extension
7410 County Road K, #107
Siren, WI 54872
Phone: 715-349-2151
Fax: 715-349-2102
Office Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Email: julie.yezek@ces.uwex.edu

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