Nutrition Education Classes

We are currently offering VIRTUAL and IN-PERSON Classes. Available classes have limited space and require registration.

Grocery Store Tours
Learn how to “shop for health” at your local Walmart. Tours include info on choosing healthy foods on a budget, the trick to item-pricing, and tips on reading food labels! Every participant receives a reusable grocery bag and a $10 grocery store gift card!    Email us to learn more about  for in-person Grocery Store Tours in Plover or Wisconsin Rapids.

Extension/FoodWIse is a participant in the national evidence-based StrongBodies™ program. StrongBodies™ promotes positive change in people of all ages to live stronger, healthier lives by providing knowledge, inspiration, access to programs, and ongoing support. StrongBodies™ envisions a worldwide community of people who are fit, strong, and healthy; in turn, these empowered people will become positive agents of change for their families, communities, and beyond.
Learn more about the program here. 
Home Safety Checklist for StrongBodies Participants
StrongBodies Exercises
Watch StrongBodies at home on PBS or Youtube 

If you have questions, or would like help with registration, please contact our team:
Penny Schmitt: 715-343-6254 or (Portage County)
Hannah Wendels: 715-421-8530 or (Wood County)

Nutrition Education Classes: Interest form!
Are you interested in learning more, but don’t see a class that works for you? Please complete our interest form to be on the list for new classes. If we can get a group together, we will work with you to provide this class!

Spanish and Hmong interpretation available for virtual and in-person classes.

An AA/EEO employer, University of Wisconsin–Madison provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title VI, Title IX and ADA requirements. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities or limitations should be made prior to the date of the program or activity for which it is needed by calling 715-343-6254. FoodWIse is funded by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – SNAP and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program – EFNEP.