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Saucy Salsa Class Coming up!

Saucy Salsa Class Coming up!

Food preservation programs continue on! The Lunch and Learn programs on Monday will be offered from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UW-Extension office, Brewster Street, in Appleton. The topics include: August 11 – Canning Fruits Safely; August 18 – Time to Make Pickles; August 24 – Fermenting Foods at Home.

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TIPS – Topics to Increase Parenting Skills

TIPS – Topics to Increase Parenting Skills

Join us for an interactive discussion on Rules, Rituals and Traditions, Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:15 p.m. Life is hectic and “on the go” for may families. Do you have special stories of activities you did growing up? What special traditions bring thoughts about your family? Discover some new perspectives and learn about the importance building your family resiliency skills in a busy world. Learn about he importance of structure, rules and traditions to keep your family strong.

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Outagamie Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting

Outagamie Forage Council Summer Twilight Meeting will be Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Mike and Connie Maass Farm, W2282 Hwy 54, Seymour (1.5 miles east of Seymour, north side of road).  6:30 meal; 7:00 program. This spring, new legislation was passed in the state capitol.  Wisconsin Act 377, commonly refered to as the Implements of […]

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HCE Hosts Fall Festival of Quilts, November 8

HCE Hosts Fall Festival of Quilts, November 8

Outagamie County Home and Community Education (HCE) organization is hosting a Fall Festival of Quilts show on November 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Starlite club located at W2091 Cty Road JJ in Kaukauna. Last year’s show boasted over 70 quilted items on display, both big and small.  A visitor to […]

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Alfalfa Scissors Clip

Alfalfa Scissors Clip  Scissors cut information will be available on the Outagamie County UW-Extension Alfalfa Scissors Clip Hotline – 832-4769 or at www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/scissorsclip for the scissors results.  This will begin in mid May 2014 and be taken each Monday and Thursday until first crop harvest.  The results will be available on Tuesday and Friday. Special […]

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Rent Smart – A Tenant Training Program

Rent Smart – A Tenant Training Program

Rent Smart provides practical education to help people looking for rental housing to get and keep decent housing. The program is specifically designed to help persons who have never rented or are having difficulty obtaining rental housing.  This difficulty may arise from lack of experience, poor rental history, poor credit history, or other issues.  For […]

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Wisconsin’s Pickle Bill

Wisconsin’s Pickle Bill

To process most foods in Wisconsin for sale, you must be licensed. This requirement provides assurance to you and your customers that the food that you process is safe and wholesome. A law passed in 2009, Wisconsin Act 101 (the Pickle Bill), allows you to sell some home-canned foods without a license under certain circumstances.

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Rural Health Initiative

Rural Health Initiative

The Rural Health Initiative is a non-profit program designed to address growing concerns regarding health and safety issues facing today’s farm families. At the center of this program is a Rural Health Coordinator who makes “house” calls to interested farm families to provide health information, education, referrals to area services and, most importantly, lends a […]

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Think Safety When Buying and Handling Fresh Produce

Think Safety When Buying and Handling Fresh Produce

During summer and fall, garden baskets, market stands and grocery shelves fill with fresh fruits and vegetables.  These fruits and vegetables are recognized as important components of a healthy diet because they are sources of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.  But because fruits and vegetables are grown in a natural environment, they can become contaminated […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

5 Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

Follow these easy steps for safely preserving your garden’s bounty to enjoy all year around.   Tips for a Successful Home Canning Season

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Parenting Newsletter Electronic Delivery

The University of Wisconsin-Extension will increase access to a valuable educational resource this spring with electronic delivery of the Parenting Newsletter series. New parents can register online to receive monthly installments of Parenting the First Year and Parenting the Second and Third Years free via email. The newsletters are available in English and Spanish. Subscribe […]

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