FoodWIse: Nutrition Education

FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and serves Wisconsin residents with limited incomes.


FoodWIse provides research-based education on:

  • Empower families with limited financial resources to choose healthful diets and become more food secure by spending dollars wisely.
  • Expose children to new fruits and vegetables and why they are important.
  • Teach parents how to plan and prepare healthy meals.
  • Support communities in making the healthy choice, the easy choice where people live, learn, work and play.

Education is available for all age groups and learning abilities as well as for those who speak Spanish only.

For more information on what FoodWIse is, please click the link below:

FoodWIse – Healthy Choices, Healthy Lives


Get Help Buying Groceries for Your Children!

What is a Pandemic EBT? 

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is a program that provides grocery benefits to parents to replace the value of missed school meals.

Am I eligible?

Your family qualifies for P-EBT if:

  • Your child attended school virtually at any point during the 2020-2021 school year AND
  • Your child has been eligible for tree or reduced-price meals in the 2019-2020 OR 2020-2021 school year

*Your child’s school must participate in the National School Lunch Program. Unsure? Call your school to confirm.





FoodWIse Impact Statement 

FoodWIse Impacts 2019 Kewaunee County


Food Sense Quarterly Newsletter (pdf)

Related Links of Interest:
Information on general nutrition and physical activity

Information on Food Safety:
Fact Sheets
Keeping Food Safe From Bacteria
Charts containing proper cooking temperatures (pdf)


If you have any questions regarding FoodWIse in Kewaunee County, please contact:

Laura Apfelbeck | FoodWIse Coordinator, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc Counties | 920-683-4170


In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400
Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
3. email:

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De conformidad con la Ley Federal de Derechos Civiles y los reglamentos y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los EE. UU. (USDA, por sus siglas en inglés), se prohíbe que el USDA, sus agencias, oficinas, empleados e instituciones que participan o administran programas del USDA discriminen sobre la base de raza, color, nacionalidad, sexo, credo religioso, discapacidad, edad, creencias políticas, o en represalia o venganza por actividades previas de derechos civiles en algún programa o actividad realizados o financiados por el USDA.

Las personas con discapacidades que necesiten medios alternativos para la comunicación de la información del programa (por ejemplo, sistema Braille, letras grandes, cintas de audio, lenguaje de señas americano, etc.), deben ponerse en contacto con la agencia (estatal o local) en la que solicitaron los beneficios. Las personas sordas, con dificultades de audición o con discapacidades del habla pueden comunicarse con el USDA por medio del Federal Relay Service [Servicio Federal de Retransmisión] llamando al (800) 877-8339. Además, la información del programa se puede proporcionar en otros idiomas.

Para presentar una denuncia de discriminación, complete el Formulario de Denuncia de Discriminación del Programa del USDA, (AD-3027) que está disponible en línea en: y en cualquier oficina del USDA, o bien escriba una carta dirigida al USDA e incluya en la carta toda la información solicitada en el formulario. Para solicitar una copia del formulario de denuncia, llame al (866) 632-9992. Haga llegar su formulario lleno o carta al USDA por:
1. correo: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400
Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
3. correo electrónico:

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