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Fresh Produce + Small Budget = Flavorful Meals

Planning meals when you don’t have a lot of money to spend and have a bountiful of fresh produce, what can you do with it?  The following resources can help with that very question and many more. 2014 Fresh Flavors Cookbook Food for Thought Newsletter – Fall Wallet size Conversion Card This helpful card (once cut) […]

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Farm Bill Updates Workshop

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 11am-3:30pm Bremer Bank in Amery along with Polk County UW-Extension is holding a workshop to help individuals understand what the New Farm Bill means to them.  This is a FREE workshop that includes a lunch so please pre-register by September 12, 2014  in order to guarantee a lunch. Go to […]

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Planning and Zoning Workshops

Available now is a series of workshops for local government officials to be held at the Polk County Government Center. For more information and to register go to Planning and Zoning Workshops for Local Officials

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Small Town Downtown Forums

Attention all individuals and organizations interested in small town issues.  There will be four opportunites for you to attend a workshop close to you to learn how to deal with the unique issues and needs that accompany small town communities. The workshops will be held:  8/14/14 in Potosi; 8/26/14 in Coloma; 9/10/14 in Grantsburg; and 9/12/14 in […]

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Get Your Veggie Bites!

Get Your Veggie Bites!

Veggie Bites Brochures are Available! You may have seen them around the farmers’ markets in Polk County and beyond last year.  Maybe this is the first time you’ve seen them but thought the title was catchy.  Either way, whether you are a food eater or a food producer, these brochures are for you! For information […]

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2014 Polk County Visitor Guide

2014 Polk County Visitor Guide

The tourism center has released the new and improved visitor guide free for all people who visit the area and the UW-Extension has an add on page 28. The new Polk County Visitor Guide.

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Food preservation learning opportunities

The UW-Extension is once again offering an opportunity for those that preserve foods at home a way of learning basics or for those that already know a few simple tricks to make it go a little smoother.  These sessions are being offered throughout the summer and can be looked at any time after the date […]

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Master Gardener Program

     We have had some people express an interest in participating in a Master Gardeners program this spring, but unfortunately it wasn’t enough for us to be able to hold a class, so we are hoping to have more calls or emails showing interest so that we are able to hold a fall Master Gardeners class.  The […]

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2013 Ag Custom Rate Guide Out!

After a long long wait, the 2013 Custom Rate Guide for Wisconsin is finally available! Download the Custom Rate Guide 2013 (PDF, 8pages, 253KB)

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Like Local Foods? Get Yourself on the Local Foods Map!

Like Local Foods? Get Yourself on the Local Foods Map!

Are you an eater of local foods?  Are you a producer or seller of local foods? If you answered yes to either of these questions, the you need to get yourself on the Polk County Local Foods Map! UW-Extension is helping to promote local foods in Polk County through the free website FarmMatch.com.  This website […]

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