Food Security/Emergency Food Resources

Part of being a community is caring for the people who live there and helping each other succeed. Barron County has an organization whose purpose is to care about the neighbors in our communities, especially those who are facing the trials of poverty. The Community Connections to Prosperity Coalition (CCP) seeks to empower every one […]

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Stretch Your Food Dollars

Learn how to stretch your food dollars and make healthy choices along the way!  Join us for a series of 4 free ZOOM classes.  Pre-register with Kathy Splett, 715-537-6381 or you can email:  kathy.splett@wisc.edu. Classes will be held on: Wednesday, November 17th Thursdays, December 2, 9, and 16. Classes will be held at 3 different […]

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Holiday Hot Sauce

Push past gift cards this holiday season.  Consider a spicy hot sauce for someone on your shopping list.  Hot sauce is typically canned using boiling water or the steam canning method.  Boiling water or steam canned products must have a high acid content to prevent bacterial growth. For this reason, hot sauce procedures need to […]

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Barron County Pesticide Applicator Training – January 31st, 2022

Barron County Pesticide training will be held in person this year and it will also be held on-line again through the PAT program on the state website. In-Person: Date:  January 31st, 2022 (one day only) Place: Barron High School, Commons Area, 1050 East Woodland Avenue, Barron, WI 54812 Time:  9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Cost:  […]

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New Horticultural Course

Pre-requisite for Master Gardener Volunteers. For those who are interested in an in-depth UW-Madison, Division of Extension Horticulture course the new Foundations In Horticulture course will begin in September for 12 weeks.  Registration deadline is August 13th, 2021.  This course is a pre-requisite for the Master Gardener Volunteer program.  Residents of Burnett, Sawyer, and Washburn […]

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Back to School Tip #1

August is Kids Eat Right Month and also when most kids head back to school.* Help the kids in your life make healthful choices as they start back to school by seizing a snackvantage. You see, snacks offer a great opportunity to sneak in a little more nutrition during the day. Don’t fill kids’ bags […]

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Register to get a COVID-19 Vaccine

English Version of the flyer:   COVID-19 vaccines English Spanish Version of the Flyer:    Únase a nosotros para una reunión comunitaria virtual (2) Any one 12 years of age or older can now get a COVID-19 vaccine.  COVID19 vaccines are a safe and effective tool to prevent illness from the COVID-10 virus.  Getting vaccinated against […]

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Raising Healthy Eaters Class

Families in Barron, Burnett, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn counties are invited to a class titled, “Raising Healthy Eaters.”  The class will be on Wednesday, May 26th, 2021 and will be offered at 10:00 am, 1:00 am, or 8:00 pm.  It is being offered as a Online Zoom class that you can access from your computer, […]

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