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2015 Family Living Needs Assessment Survey

In an effort to get a better understanding of families, UW-Extension Eau Claire County is conducting a study. Your input can help us identify how to best support families in Eau Claire and Chippewa County. We estimate that it will take you approximately 5-10 minutes to complete the survey. Your input is very important to […]


Tractor Safety Training 2015

Farm Machinery & Tractor Safety Program will be May 26-May 29, 2015 (4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) and May 30, 2015 (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) at the Fall Creek High School – Agri-Science Room, Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Participants in this course must have had some prior tractor driving experience and be able to show […]


Community Gardens Offered

Jeffers Road Community Gardens Rental Plots – Eau Claire County will offer garden plots for rent at the Community Garden Site located on Jeffers Road, just off the North Crossing in the Spring of 2015.  Garden plots measure 20’x45’ and will cost $35 per plot.  If you are interested in renting a garden plot or if […]


Make-and-Take Vegetable Garden Workshop

This work shop is scheduled for Saturday, June 6,  at 10-11am or 1-2pm at the Mayo Clinic Health System’s Outdoor Courtyard located at 1221 Whipple Street Eau Claire, WI. Registration required $20. Scholarships available. Please see FLYER!


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! eParenting High Tech […]


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, March 18 – 10:00am to Noon JET’s Coffee Bistro Thursday, March 19  – 10:00am to Noon To view all Director Retreats upcoming dates click HERE!   B.R.A.I.N. Conference 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. SEATS […]

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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 […]