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B.R.A.I.N. Conference – April 16, 2015

The B.R.A.I.N. Conference will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Florian Gardens at 2340 Lorch Avenue, Eau Claire, WI.  Come and learn how poverty, AODA, mental health, stress, trauma and other toxic environments affect our children, families and our community. This conference is for educators, child care providers, health professionals, social workers, parents, and […]


Parenting Stressing You Out? We can Help!

Join UW-Extension Family Living Educators, Brook Berg and Kristen Bruder, for fun “go home and use ‘em” tools and techniques. They will address some of the most common challenges facing parents, grandparents, foster parents, and anybody who cares about kids! Pick a workshop below and start putting the fun back in parenting! Parenting the Love […]


Jeffers Road  Greenhouse – In the spring of 2015 UW-Extension will add a small 8×12 foot greenhouse at the Jeffers Road Community Garden. The greenhouse will provide rental space for up to 20 individuals to start seedlings in the spring, and extend the growing season with cold crops in the fall. If you would like […]


Winter 2014-15 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report

Winter 2014-15 edition of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report Posted on December 3, 2014December 3, 2014 by katie.wantoch Winter 2014/2015 – Please click on the link to read the latest issue of the Chippewa Valley Agricultural Extension Report – Winter 2014-15 (pdf) – a joint newsletter on behalf of Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire County UW-Extension offices.  Featured […]

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UW-Extension Upcoming Events

2015 Director’s Retreats Scheduled Brook Berg, Family Living Educator Northwoods Brew Pub Wednesday, February 18 – 10:00am to Noon JET’s Coffee Bistro Thursday, February 19  – 10:00am to Noon To view all Director Retreats upcoming dates click HERE! 2015 Winter Garden Seminar – Ready, Set, Grow! Eau Claire Area Master Gardener Association Saturday, February 7, 2015 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI  […]

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Harvest Food Safely

UW-Extension offers a variety of resources to help you preserve food safely. Free pressure gauge testing at the UW-Extension office in Altoona, 227 1st street West, access to recipes tested by reliable sources, and rent a pressure canner for only $10/4 Days, and advice on how to preserve food safely. (A deposit of $10 is […]