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In an effort to save money and the environment we are asking people to sign up to receive our newsletters through email. Keep in touch with all that’s happening at Outagamie County UW-Extension. It’s easy and will only take a few minutes to sign up!

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Egg Safety Basics for Springtime Celebrations

Eggs are a familiar symbol of spring. They are one of nature’s most nutritious and economical foods and feature prominently at many spring holiday celebrations. A few basic steps will help ensure all your springtime recipes are “eggcellent” and food safe.

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Money Smart-Fox Cities Celebration

Join us Tuesday, April 25 from 4:30 – 6:30 pm at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton for the Money Smart Week Celebration. The event will start with a cooking demo and taste test, followed by the financial makeover and scholarship awards and reception. Chef Shelly Platten, a 2016 FVTC Culinary Arts graduate, will provide […]

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Money Smart Week Big Read Program

Join us for The Big Read, Saturday April 29, 10 – 11 am at The Building for Kids in Appleton. Meet Little Critter, the star of the book “Just Saving My Money” by Mercer Mayer. Admission to the museum is free and children will receive a copy of the book for the first 100 participants. For […]

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Now Hiring Healthy Communities Coordinator!

Come work with us! The UW-Extension is hiring a Healthy Communities Coordinator for Calumet, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties. Details and the application can be found on the University of Wisconsin-Extension website.

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4-H Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Join us for one of our favorite weeks in 4-H, camp at Upham Woods! Camp is open to both 4-H and general public and will be held July 11-15. Register online with a credit card or send your registration with payment to our office.

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Master Gardeners Celebrate First Year of Appleton Seed Library

The Appleton Seed Library is a community seed lending library resource. We house a collection of open-pollinated, organic and heirloom seeds that you are welcome to borrow – grow – share. Our collection depends on donations from small seed companies as well as your returned seed when they come to maturity.

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What’s the latest on food product dating?

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383 The Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute recently asked their members to standardize quality dates that appear on food packages in an effort to curb the problem of food waste. A 2013 report from the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic and the National Resource Defense Council estimated that […]

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