Food Safety, Food Preservation, and Food Access

Want the real facts on raw milk? Wondering if you should be concerned about triclosan in your food? Want to learn some tips for preserving and storing food safely? For relevant food preservation, safety and health information, go to the University of Wisconsin food safety website and use the topical A-Z index to find the answer to […]

Safe Preserving Tips

Whether you are new to canning, returning to canning because of the pandemic, or have always canned the bounty of your harvest, there are certain tips that will help ensure that your time and efforts lead to safe, healthy food for your family. Be sure to “check out” the information provided by Barbara H Inggham.

Check Your Free Credit Report on 2/2, 6/6, & 10/10

Because credit reports are so important to everyday life (they can affect obtaining an affordable loan or insurance policy, getting a job, or renting a home), Federal law gives everyone the right to request three free credit reports each year. And yet the Federal Trade Commission reports that only one out of every three Wisconsin […]

Managing your personal finances in tough times

Knowing what to do when you’re faced with an abrupt drop in income due to a layoff, salary reduction, illness or divorce can seem overwhelming. To help people find ways to make ends meet in the midst of turbulent economic times, the UW-Extension Family Living Program has developed a new financial management tool.   A website […]

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