About

Who we are

FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) is a community nutrition education program within the Family Living Programs of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension. University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities.

Mom and Child eating healthy foodFoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and serves Wisconsin residents with limited incomes.

We seek to empower Wisconsin residents with limited incomes to make healthy choices to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities.


What we do

FoodWIse employs a combination of evidence-based educational strategies, accompanied by environmental supports, designed to facilitate voluntary adoption of healthy food choices and active lifestyles.

Empower

Empower

families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending dollars wisely.

Expose

Expose

children to new fruits and vegetables and why they are important.

Teach

      Teach

parents how to plan and prepare healthy meals.

Support

Support

communities in making the healthy choice, the easy choice where people live, learn, work and play.


 

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