FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) is a community nutrition education program within the Family Living Programs of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension. University of Wisconsin-Extension Family Living Programs respond to community needs with research-based education and partnerships that support Wisconsin families and communities.
FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and serves Wisconsin residents with limited incomes.
We seek to empower Wisconsin residents with limited incomes to make healthy choices to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities.
FoodWIse partners with community agencies to provide free education to families or individuals who receive or are eligible to receive Wisconsin FoodShare. Some places you may receive FoodWIse services include:
- Food Pantries
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinics
- Head Start
- Health Department
- Senior Meal Sites
To find out more about FoodWIse and what it offers go to: fyi.uwex.edu/foodwise