“Grow Your Own Salad Greens”

“Nothing tastes quite like a salad fresh from your own garden. Lettuce, and many other salad greens, are very easy to grow, and there are many more types available to grow yourself than you can typically find at the grocery store. Learn more about the variety of salad greens that are easily grown in a […]

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Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) Scholarship

Waupaca County Association for Home and Community Education will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships this year to Waupaca County graduating seniors. Applications and references must be postmarked no later than April 7, 2017.  No late entries will be accepted. PDF:  2017 Scholarship Application    WORD:  2017 Scholarship Application http://waupaca.uwex.edu/files/2010/05/2017-Scholarship-All-Pages.pdf

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Extension Impact – Winter 2017

Check out what has been happening in the Waupaca County UW-Extension office by reading our Extension Impact newsletter.  It is published quarterly and then distributed at the Waupaca County Board meeting.   If you’d like a copy of your own, please stop by our office and pick up a copy.

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Tap Into It!!

Do you have a great UW-Extension experience or story to share with others??  We would love to hear your experiences and stories! Please take a moment to share them here: https://uwcx.org

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Connie Abert Amphitheater Dedication

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 CAP Services and the City of Waupaca had a dedication ceremony for the new Waupaca Eco- Park. This new park offers a natural playground area, an education center and the Connie Abert Amphitheater. The Eco-Park reflects all the things that Connie Abert emulated in her programming as the Waupaca County […]

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Farmers’ Market in Waupaca

We are in the midst of Summer 2016 and this is a great opportunity to take advantage of  local Farmers’ Markets that are in many communities. Waupaca has a Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9-2.  Located on the corner of Fulton and Main they offer fresh produce, eggs, meat, flowers and baked goods. August 13th […]

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Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available

Waupaca County Nutrition Educator Position Available The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection Agency (DATCP) is recruiting a Part time AmeriCorps member to serve all of Waupaca County, hosted by the Waupaca County UW-Extension office. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Nutrition Educators deliver nutrition and garden-based education to students grades K-12 with an initial focus on […]

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“Check Your Free Credit Report” Campaign is 2/2, 6/6 and 10/10

Federal law gives everyone the right to a free credit report from each of the three major credit bureaus every 12 months (but not a free score). UW-Extension makes it easier to review your report through our “Check Your Free Credit Report” campaign. This public website lets you sign up for reminders to check your […]

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Applications now being accepted for Class XVII of LWC

Leadership Waupaca County will be accepting applications for Class XVII until July 31, 2016.  Applications, brochure and other information can be found at http://fyi.uwex.edu/leadershipwaupacaco/apply-now/. LWC’s mission is to develop informed, civic-minded leaders who are committed to the future of Waupaca County and its communities. The 9-month course consists of:  7 – one day sessions, 1 – […]

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Action For Healthy Kids Grant Application Now Being Accepted

Action for Healthy kids is offering two fantastic grant opportunities for School Breakfast and Physical Activity and Nutrition initiatives. Applications are now being accepted until April 1 for the 2016-2017 school year. http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/tools-for-schools/apply-for-grants    

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