WI Nutrition Education Program (WNEP)

The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) helps people in Fond du Lac and Green Lake Counties…

  • Purchase and prepare healthy meals and snacks based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.
  • Keep food safe to eat.
  • Increase their food security by learning how to manage money.

Area Food Resourcesupdated December 13, 2013 – includes information on food pantries, meal sites, senior dining program, SHARE, and FoodShare Wisconsin in Fond du Lac County and surrounding areas.
Recursos para alimentos en estra área – Spanish translation of Area Food Resources list.

Wisconsin Connections  is an educational series intended to assist families wanting to connect to state and federal support programs. The series provides a brief overview of assistance programs in the following categories:

Wisconsin Food Security Project – provides a cutting-edge interactive website for exploring and documenting food security and the food security infrastructure in Wisconsin. Designed as a resource for community planners, policymakers, educators, nonprofits, researchers, advocates, the media, and anybody interested in food security in Wisconsin, the website provides a wealth of local data related to food security, economic well-being, public and private food assistance programs, the retail food environment, selected health outcomes, and demographics.

ADVOCAP Head Start Resource Directory – 2013

ADVOCAP Head Start Directorio de Recursos (PDF file – 343 KB)

WNEP partners with other community agencies to provide free education for families and individuals who receive or are eligible to receive food stamps.

INFORMATIVE NUTRITION LINKS

If you have any questions regarding WNEP in Fond du Lac County, please contact:
Amanda Miller, WNEP Coordinator/Family Living Educator
Fond du Lac County UW-Extension
227 Administration/Extension Bldg.
400 University Drive, Fond du Lac WI 54935-2998
Phone: 920-929-3174
Email: amanda.miller@ces.uwex.edu 
 
In Green Lake County, please contact:
Katie Gellings, Family Living Educator
Green Lake County UW-Extension
571 County Road A,  Box 3188 (mailing address)
Green Lake WI  54941-3188
Phone: 920-294-4176
Email: katie.gellings@ces.uwex.edu 

Nutrition Educators:
Pamela Nelson  –  pamela.nelson@ces.uwex.edu
Kris Schaeffer – kristine.schaeffer@ces.uwex.edu
Sharon Woolhether – sharon.woolhether@ces.uwex.edu
 
Kim Zills, Administrative Assistant, UW-Extension Green Lake County
kim.zills@ces.uwex.edu
 

Angela Folske, Program Assistant, UW-Extension Fond du Lac County
angela.folske@ces.uwex.edu 

Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) education is supported by the USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), UW-Extension, FoodShare Wisconsin, and local partners. In Wisconsin, FoodShare can help provide a healthy diet. To find out more about FoodShare in Fond du Lac County, call 1-888-446-1239. Wisconsin residents can also go to this web site for more information: www.access.wi.gov

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