Healthy Eating and Active Living

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In communities across Wisconsin, Extension educators utilize UW-Madison research and resources to help local leaders create healthier communities. We can help:

  • Implement programs that support healthy lifestyles based on the needs in your community.
  • Create environments and conditions where physical activity spaces and food sources are available, accessible and safe.
  • Increase participation in healthy activities by providing information and resources to promote health.

Contact your local Extension office to learn more.

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StrongBodies Wisconsin

Over 17,000 Wisconsin residents have improved their strength, flexibility and overall health in our StrongBodies/ StrongWomen strength-training classes.

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Safe and Healthy Food Pantries

Ensure that your food panty provides safe and nutritious food.

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Safe & Healthy Food for your Family

Learn tips on home and commercial food preservation and safety.

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Wisconsin Food Security Project

Learn about food security in Wisconsin and identify opportunities to take action.

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We help Wisconsin families with low incomes make healthy food choices that work for their family and their budget.

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Contact Us

To learn more about the Healthy Eating and Active Living Extension programs, contact Angie Flickinger.

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