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:

  • How to Store Leftovers November 15, 2017
    Keep foods out of the “danger zone” Store foods in clean, food-grade containers After a meal, put leftovers in the refrigerator as quickly as possible. And more good ideas to store leftovers during this holiday season.
    Food $ense Team
  • Food for Thought…Healthy Retail September 12, 2017
    Did you know that you have a role in the kinds of food that are offered at your local grocery store or corner store? The type of foods that are offered depends on cost and demand.
    Food $ense Team
  • Turkey and Cucumber Sandwich September 5, 2017
    Cucumber and dill add great crunch and flavor to this sandwich.
    Food $ense Team
  • Dear Sue Keeney… August 29, 2017
    Dear Sue, I have a very limited budget for food. I try to purchase foods that are low cost, can go a long ways and are easy to prepare. I know these are not the most healthy options. How can I eat healthy and not go broke? Carl Full Spender
    Food $ense Team

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