FoodWIse Programs and Services

Dane County FoodWIse Nutrition Educators teach group lessons to all ages at many sites in the Dane County community. These lessons are available in English, Spanish, and Hmong. Through these lesson series, participants can learn how to plan and shop for budget-friendly meals that incorporate healthy fruits and veggies, and how to stay active as a family and as an individual.

FoodWIse Curricula & Programs

Eating Smart, Being Active

  • Parent & caretaker lesson series
  • Cooking skill development
  • Food resources management


  • Adult fitness & health lesson series
  • Strength building designed for older adults
  • Reduces risk of chronic diseases
  • Learn more about StrongBodies

Youth Lessons

  • K-12 students in-school, after-school, & summer
  • Various curricula
  • Direct education, cooking and exercise activities, trying new foods

Teen Cuisine

  • Teen nutrition & cooking series
  • Active cooking exercises
  • Simple recipes for students to take home

Seniors Eating Well

  • Older adults lesson series
  • Nutrition and eating for long life and good health

Healthy Weighs For Less

  • Food Pantry Education
  • Making the most of food dollars
  • Simple recipes for pantry-goers

Early Care Education

  • Lesson series for ages 0-5
  • Various curricula
  • Parents & children learning together

…and many more programs!

To learn more about joining a class or referring someone to a class, please contact Jackie at or 608-224-3714

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