Nutrition Education

The  Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) for Vilas, Florence and Forest Counties strives to reach individuals and families with limited resources to share information related to nutrition, feeding families on a limited budget and ways to stretch food dollars. Individuals and families eligible for food stamps are our primary audience.

WNEP Related Links of Interest

UW-Extension Links:

National Links:

Current FoodSense Newsletter Topics:

  • Added Sugar Shakedown May 16, 2017
    Added sugars are sugars and syrups that are added to foods and drinks when they are processed or prepared.
    Yolanda Pena
  • MyPlate Tip: Make Better Beverage Choices May 9, 2017
    What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and offer little or no nutrients, while others may provide nutrients but too much fat and too many calories. Here are some tips to help you make better beverage choices.
    Yolanda Pena
  • Add Water to Your Routine May 2, 2017
    Sugary drinks are everywhere! Unfortunately, they add excess sugar and calories that our bodies typically do not need
    Yolanda Pena
  • Identifying Added Sugars April 25, 2017
    If you are concerned about your intake, make sure that added sugars are not listed as one of the first few ingredients.
    Yolanda Pena

If you have any questions regarding WNEP in Forest County, please contact:

  Terri Miller
  Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)
  Coordinator for Vilas, Forest & Florence Counties
  Vilas County – UW Extension Courthouse
  330 Court Street, Eagle River, WI 54521
  Phone: 715-479-3653 Fax: 715-479-1978
       Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)
       Nutrition Educator
       Forest County – UW Extension
       Courthouse, 200 E Madison, Crandon, WI 54520
       Phone: 715-478-9977