FoodWIse Nutrition Classes

Eating Smart and Being Active is the goal of FoodWIse. Join us for nine free classes, Tuesdays, October 18-December 13 (10 a.m.-12 noon);University Apartments Community Center, Room 135 and the large gym kitchen.

As a part of the University of Wisconsin Extension (UW-Extension), FoodWIse programming offers an evidence based nutrition class, Eating Smart and Being Active. The content of the curriculum is based on the latest research findings from the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. This class is funded through federal grants and it is free for families with children that are 18 years and under. The class is available to pregnant moms, dads, grand-parents and caregivers of young children. Each class is about 2 hours long and is designed to be taught in sequential order, building on previous lesson content. Activities include dialogue-based learning and hands-on activities. Lesson content includes physical activity, nutrition, healthy lifestyle choices, food preparation (cooking skill development), food safety, and food resources management.

To register, contact FoodWise Nutrition Educator: Phin Ter Thao, (608) 224-3645;

Last day to register is Monday, October 17, 2022.