Make Halloween 2020 a Year to Remember

Halloween is upon us and for many, is a time for family, memories, costumes, fun, and magic. The pandemic doesn’t have to ruin Halloween. This science-based website can help you decide how to celebrate this year and make Halloween 2020 a year to remember.


Tasty Tuesday – Easy Salsa Recipe

With garden starting to really produce, this would be an excellent nutritious and satisfying way to use some of those fresh vegetables! Easy Salsa (Serves 8-10) Ingredients 1 ½ cups corn 1 ½ cups diced tomatoes 1 ½ cups black beans, cooked or canned 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 chopped bell pepper, any color 2 […]


Weekly Drive Through Food Pantry in Waupaca – through August 25

There will be a drive through mobile pantry at Waupaca Expo Center every Tuesday through the end of August. This mobile food pantry is available to ALL PEOPLE in the Fox Valley.  No proof of address, income, etc. is needed to receive food. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]


Weekly Drive Through Food Pantry in Waupaca

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is partnering with the USDA and Valley Bakers to distribute truckloads of food into the community each month. There will be a drive through mobile pantry at Waupaca Expo Center every Tuesday through the end of June. This mobile food pantry is available to ALL PEOPLE in the Fox Valley.  No […]

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FoodWIse Offers Another FREE Cookbook – BREAKFAST

You may have found yourself eating breakfast at home more than usual versus grabbing a quick bite as you run out the door. If making a nice breakfast was only something you were used to doing on the weekends an now you’re doing it almost daily, you may be running out of ideas, or eating […]

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Childcare Resources for Essential Workers

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has compiled resources to help essential workers, providers, and families navigate the child care landscape during the COVID-19 crisis. Please check this out if you are considered an essential worker and are in need of childcare at this time.

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Easy Meals Using Pantry Staples – FREE Cookbook to download

It is uncertain how long we will be staying home and cooking meals more than usual. You’re probably finding yourself stocking up on those pantry staples like pasta, rice and canned and frozen veggies. Getting sick of the same recipes? This cook book is filled with Easy Meals using Pantry Staples. Easy Meals using Pantry […]

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Quick and Easy Snack Cookbook FREE download!

Like many families in our communities, our FoodWIse Nutrition Educators have their children at home and are making more meals and snacks that usual in a regular week. We’ve created this Quick and Easy Snacks Cookbook filled with healthy, easy (mostly no-bake) recipes to help get you through these next few weeks. There are a […]


Waupaca Community Garden (WCG) Assistant Position Available

Waupaca Community Garden (WCG) Assistant – ThedaCare Site  Position Description   Responsibilities Create a strategic plan for the Waupaca Community Garden growing season Recruit and manage volunteers and assist in their education to improve community involvement in the garden Oversee daily maintenance of the Thedacare site garden – Planting, weeding, harvesting, watering and delivery to […]


Waupaca County is hiring a FoodWIse Nutrition Educator.

“The Waupaca County FoodWIse team is hiring. FoodWIse is looking for a Nutrition Educator to provide education related to basic nutrition, regular low impact physical activity, food safety, and food budgeting for individuals and families living on limited economic resources.” Waupaca nutrition educator – Outagamie Nutrition Educator – *in order to be eligible for both […]


Now accepting applications for Leadership Waupaca County Class XX

Leadership Waupaca County is now accepting applications for LWC Class XX!! Leadership Waupaca County meets the second Thursday of the month September through May, with the exception of January when we will meet on the second Wednesday and Thursday for the state government session in Madison (overnight).  Classes are located at different venues across Waupaca County. […]


Extension Impact Spring 2019 Edition

We may have a new name and a new logo, but these Extension Waupaca County educators are the SAME – they really are making an IMPACT on the citizens of WAUPACA COUNTY. Take a few moments and read our latest edition of our newsletter – Extension Impact: Education Makes a Difference.