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Updated resource provides tools for understanding food security

The Wisconsin Food Security Project is an interactive data and mapping portal featuring county and subcounty data related to food security in Wisconsin. It supports stakeholder groups in identifying long-standing as well as newly emerging risk factors that impact food security in their communities.

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COVID-19 creates challenges to food security

The COVID-19 public health emergency is creating an urgent food security challenge for households and communities in Wisconsin. Food security in our community rests on four pillars:  financial security, robust federal food and nutrition programs, a strong emergency food network, and a vibrant food system. The COVID-19 emergency threatens household food security by disrupting this foundation.


Holding Healthy Meetings

Need tips on making your meetings more productive? More healthy? More green? Claire Mance has you covered. Extension Healthy Communities Coordinator Claire Mance has tips and tricks on how to make your office culture more healthy and sustainable.


County workshop offer a primer, networking for county officials

There’s no official training program for county officials in Wisconsin, but Cooperative Extension’s Local Government Center (LCG) offers the next best thing. Partnering with the Wisconsin Counties Association  (WCA), the LGC hosts the County Officials Workshops, or COWs, in May, every other year, after county elections. Since the series began in 2002, 1,658 county officials […]