Community garden

Community Gardens in Medford

The purpose of the Community Gardens is to provide a low-cost gardening site for community members to grow vegetables. Gardening season is winding down and current renters should have their beds cleaned out by November 1. If you have garlic or  perennial vegetables, please mark those squares. Those who rented gardens this year should reserve […]

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The Directory of Services for Taylor County Families has been updated

An updated version of the Directory of Services for families and other residents of Taylor County is now available. Find phone numbers and addresses of services related to health, education, employment, housing, food, recreation, and more. Hard copies will be available in May through the UW-Extension office and other sources.

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Wisconsin Local Food Locator

A growing interest in eating local foods has led to the development of the Wisconsin Local Food Locator. This new website helps consumers find local food producers/vendors (farmers markets, farm food stands, CSAs, and other local sources) and provides producers with a way to let consumers know where they are located and what they sell. […]

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FoodWIse – a new name for the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)

A successful nutrition education program is getting a new name to make it relevant and accessible to more audiences. FoodWIse, formerly known as the Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program, or WNEP, has a long legacy of providing nutrition education to Wisconsin families and individuals with limited incomes. While the program remains strong, much has changed at […]

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Ag Plastic Recycling Coming Back to Taylor County

Revolution Plastics is expanding their baling plants to Appleton and Eau Claire, and they are now looking at serving Taylor County. Revolution Plastics provides farms and dairies with free, on-farm ag and silage plastic collection including a dumpster in which to store your ag plastic. If you are interested, see the Revolution Plastics Ag Plastic […]

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How UW-Extension Benefits Taylor County Video

Local connection to the University of Wisconsin Good for the community A few of the programs mentioned: Strong Bones strength training Beef Quality Assurance – workshops where you can learn from others Nutrition, safety Watch this short video to see what Taylor County residents have to say about how UW-Extension has helped them.

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