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Taking Care of You

Explore ways to take better care of yourself and manage stress. As we live through the difficult days of 2020, many, if not most, people are dealing with some type of stress in their lives and perhaps helping others as well. “Taking Care of You” offers positive ideas and skills for taking better care of […]

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Two Opportunities for Small Food Businesses

EDIBLE STARTUP SUMMIT November 9-10, 8:45 – 4:30 p.m. For food processing and food truck & cart business start-ups and entrepreneurs. Talks, workshops, consulting Information, connections and resources to help launch and sustain your food business. $25 for both days. Register online. Information and registration link.   SMALL BUSINESS BETTER PROCESS CANNING SCHOOL November 16 & […]

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Coffee Chats – from Heart of the Farm, Women in Agriculture

When? Second Monday of each month from 10 – 11 a.m., starting November 9 and running through March 8, 2021. Where? Your home or other place you can connect via computer or phone. Why? Learn about farm business, find resources, build networks How? Via computer or phone Heart of the Farm addresses the needs of […]

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Farm Center Offers New 24/7 Hotline and other Counseling Resources

MADISON – As of July 1, Wisconsin farmers facing increased stress and other challenges can access additional free and confidential counseling resources by contacting the Farm Center at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). As part of a new pilot program, the Farm Center can now connect callers to a 24/7 […]

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Food Pantry Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some food pantries have made changes to their hours or method of operation. The food pantry at St. Paul’s Lutheran, 321 Park Ave N, Medford, is open from 4 to 5 pm on Thursdays.  Clients should park in the lot and see one of the volunteers by the front door […]

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Extension Taylor County Office During COVID-19 Pandemic

For health information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) COVID-19/Coronavirus website and/or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19/Coronavirus website. Until further notice, Extension Educators throughout the state will be working from home, i.e. telecommuting. They will be checking emails and voicemail but may not be able to get back to […]

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Donating to Food Pantries

While food pantries need food donations all year long, the fall and winter often are a time for food drives and extra individual donations. This recent UW-Extension article gives guidelines for making your food donations.

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New Session of StrongBodies Online Starts September 2020

UPDATED AUGUST 6, 2020 An evidence-based Strength Training Program for women and men of all ages, with a special emphasis on those 40 years of age and older. A new online class session will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays at 8:00 a.m. starting Wednesday, September 9. There will be no fee for the class, but […]

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