FoodWIse is a major educational program within UW-Extension that helps limited-resource families and individuals choose healthful diets, purchase and prepare healthful food and handle it safely, and become more food secure by spending their food dollars wisely. The Dane County UW-Extension FoodWIse program responds to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities.
What is FoodWIse
FoodWIse is a major educational program within UW-Extension that helps limited-resource families and individuals choose healthful diets and prepare food.
Programs and Services
A series of free lessons encourages healthy lifestyle choices. Lessons are offered in English, Spanish, and Hmong for families, youth, and older adults.
School and Partnering Agencies
Learn how to partner with FoodWIse or sign up for nutrition education in your school.
Ask one of our staff for more information.
Organization resources ranging from videos, nutrition information, and language access.
Meet Our FoodWIse Team
Questions? Ask One of Our Staff for more information.
Jackie Gehin – Dane Co. Program Administrator
Holly Simon – Teaching Coordinator
Edwin Huayta – Bilingual Nutrition Educator
Venkata Karri – Nutrition Educator