Extension creates new guide to healthy and sustainable meetings

Creating a culture of health at conferences and meetings is one way to model wellness and encourage those we work with to eat healthy and be physically active. Claire Mance, Dane County Extension Healthy Communities Coordinator, has developed this guide to assist you in planning your own healthy meeting with foods and activities that are […]

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Raising Sweet Potatoes to Help Feed Our Community

Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. You can bake, fry, mash, stir fry and even make pie with them. They are versatile, store well and full of nutrients. So what’s not to love? But that is not the only reason I am going to raise them in my garden this summer as part […]

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Read the SNAP to Health Policy Report

At a Capitol Hill Briefing on July 18, 2012, the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress released a Policy Report summarizing the project team’s recommendations. You can download the report here or for more information visit the Snap to Health website.

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Dane County Community Food Systems Featured in National Report

Investing in America’s Health A new report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation examines key disease rates in combination with health spending in states around the country, and concludes that sustained and sufficient investment in public health and disease prevention is essential to improving health and driving down the […]

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