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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WeCOPE Interactive Program

WeCOPE This interactive program helps adults cope with stress & difficult times. WeCOPE has been shown to reduce stress and depression, increase positive affect, and improve healthy behaviors. Managing life’s challenges in healthy ways allows participants to take better care of themselves and others. This 6 week program meets via Zoom once a week for […]

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Barron-Polk Tractor Safety and Certification Program

The Barron-Polk County Tractor Safety Program will be held on June 14, 15, 16, and 17th, 2021 at the Barron High School.  The program will run from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.  Class will be from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Thursday. The cost is $20.00 per person. Tractor […]

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FTD “Blending the Tastes of Generations” Cookbooks!

Our office has found a few treasurers from Farm Technology Days!!  The FTD Cookbooks, “Blending the Tastes of Generations”!  We only have 2 books left and they cost $15.00 each plus postage of $5.   They will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.  If you are interested in purchasing a copy of the […]

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Barron County FoodWIse Local Impact Report 2020

FoodWIse is a federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-ED) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).  We advise healthy eating habits, active lifestyles and healthy community environments for Wisconsin residents with limited incomes through nutrition education at the individual, community and systems levels.  Please take a few minutes and read […]

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