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Raising a Thinking Child Workshop Series

Give your child the tools he or she needs to be a social problem solver! Words parents and caregivers use with children set the stage for a child to think and independently solve problems. Children need practice thinking of alternatives and developing their problem solving skills. Parents and other caregivers can develop and practice these […]

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Community Increases Hunger Awareness

In 2013, nearly 500 community members gained local food security awareness at five events and media outreach (For an example, view WQOW $4.50 a Day video below). One third of those members requested additional information and/or offered to assist with local hunger initiatives. Eau Claire County Hidden Hunger  Newsletter was initiated in June. $4.50 a […]

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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 […]