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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Appleton’s Mary Harp-Jirschele wins Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Friend of the Family Award

The Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences has awarded Mary Harp-Jirschele as this year’s winner of the Friend of the Family Award. Established in 1984, the award is presented to an individual or organization that has affected policies for families. In order to be eligible an individual or organization needs to be involved at the national or international level in the policy-making process, and their work over time has made significant contributions that affect the well-being of families.

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4-H Speaking Activity

The 2017 4-H Speaking Activity will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the UW-Extension Outagamie County Office. This is an annual event that promotes communication. Youth who wish to participate need to complete the registration online or email Kayla with the information by Monday, May 8th. Registration and More Information      […]

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Dairy Bar Superintendents Needed!!!

Join the Dairy Bar Team and earn some extra money during the fair. In 2017 we will have a REDUCED the menu, SET work hours, and know there will be LESS Stress.We are in need of 4 individuals to work during the Outagamie County Fair week as Dairy Bar Superintendents.

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Spending Plan Workshops

Money Management : Creating a Spending Plan Putting your financial goals in writing can make them seem more concrete and achievable. The Creating a Spending Plan Workshop teaches basic money management, decision making, and ways to organize personal finances. Consumers who improve their household credit management to enhance financial security will benefit their communities by boosting […]

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