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Financial Lunch and Learn

WalletWi$e in WOOD COUNTY

The UW-Extension office is hosting a series of free Financial Capability classes, designed to teach basic financial principles to attendees, and provide them with information and resources to make better decisions regarding their money.

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Wood County Farmers Markets

As the weather gets warmer, we start to get ready for the Farmers’ Markets and all of the wonderful locally grown foods that we can find there! Wood County has a number of Farmers’ Markets in Wisconsin Rapids, Pittsville, Marshfield and Rome that are held on different days during the week. Click here for a […]

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Rhubarb After a Frost – Can I Eat It?

We have received a number of inquiries lately about eating rhubarb that has been damaged by frost. This article article published the University of Illinois Extension in May 2014 provides great information. Summary: Trim back rhubarb stalks that have been damaged by frost and discard/compost.  The new growth that appears will be safe to consume, but the […]

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JUNE DAIRY BREAKFASTS

June is right around the corner, and that means Dairy Breakfasts in Central Wisconsin. We have the full list of Wood County Dairy Breakfasts to help you celebrate Dairy Month!

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May Food News Flash

The MayFood News Flash is now available! Sometimes the best dishes can be made when you ‘wing it’ instead of following a recipe. Learn tips for making delicious meals without a recipe! This issue also includes some basic ingredient substitutions for when you are in the middle of a recipe and realize you are missing something! […]

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April Food News Flash

The April Food News Flash is now available! If you need help determining appropriate portion sizes, you will want to read this issue! Plus, find out where you can get FREE tax assistance! Read the full issue here!

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LOCAL FOOD EXPO

See what local farmers produce and where
Buy local food and items
Learn about Community Support Agriculture (CSA) shares
Explore online purchasing options for local foods

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Job Opportunity with Wood County UW-Extension

The Wood County UW-Extension is looking for a Horticultural Educator. The position is part-time and offers part-time benefits. To learn more about this opportunity and how to apply please visit this link: http://jobs.ces.uwex.edu/jobs/horticulture-educator-50-wood-county/  or contact the Wood County Extension Office at (715) 421-8440 and ask for Peter Manley.   Thank you!  

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