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Fresh Produce in January? Plan Ahead to Visit the Dane County Late Winter Market

In Employment and Benefits, Featured, Healthy Eating, News by Priscilla Matthews

Who doesn’t love fresh produce in the middle of winter? The Dane County Farmers’ Market is open to everyone, year-round. In January 2020, Dane County’s Late Winter Market will be in the new Garver Feed Mill adjacent to Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin. Plan ahead to get fresh, local products to keep you healthy through the Wisconsin winter. Garver …

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FreshEBT: Your Online Guide to Managing FoodShare Benefits

In Benefits Articles, Featured, Healthy Eating, News by Priscilla Matthews

How do I apply for FoodShare Wisconsin? Which stores and farmer’s markets accept the Quest Card? Can I check my balance online? Am I eligible for other benefits? These are just a few of the questions you might have about Wisconsin’s FoodShare program. FreshEBT can answer them, and many more! FreshEBT is an online guide to managing FoodShare benefits in …

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Eat Healthy, Feel and Work Better

In Featured, Healthy Eating, News, Polls by Helena Gerritsen

Healthy body, healthy mind. As the saying goes, it’s crucial to look after your body in order to be your best. Good nutrition nurtures your body and mind. People with healthy diets have: Simply put, if you eat better, it will help you feel and work better. It can be challenging to maintain a healthy diet. Work and life get …

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Double your Dollars at the Farmer’s Markets

In Featured, Healthy Eating, Resources by Stephanie Drum

The MadMarket Double Dollars program is a farmers’ market incentive program for SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) / FoodShare users. The program will offer a dollar for dollar match for all EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) transactions (up to $25) at three participating farmers’ markets. The program will begin Sunday, July 5th, and will run through December 20th. Participants will be …

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Easy Lunch Box Recipes – Healthy Eating Tips

In Healthy Eating, News, Resources by Sarah Steinquist

Have you or your kids gotten sick of the typical PB&J brown bag lunch? It’s not easy coming up with new ideas for healthy, affordable lunches, but the start of a new school year is a good time to get creative. We love this creative lunch idea from Eating Well for Pizza Rollups: Eating on a Budget: Make Your Tummy …

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

In Healthy Eating, News, Resources by Sarah Steinquist

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. For some tips and resources to help you make healthy food choices while staying within your budget, check out our resource list about budget friendly, healthy, and best of all, delicious food. We also invite you to share your favorite website on this topic. Add it to our list or vote for your …