– The Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program 

MISSION is to help low income elderly, families and youth learn about nutrition through research-based education programs.


More specifically, participants will:

  • Make food choices that are consistent with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.
  • Manage their food resources and use thrifty shopping practices for nutritious foods.
  • Use safe food handling, preparation and storage practices.
  • Increase food security awareness.
  • Collaborate with community, state and federal organizations in the design and implementation of nutrition education programs.

WNEP partners with community agencies to provide free education to families or individuals who receive or are eligible to receive Wisconsin FoodShare. Some places you may receive WNEP services include:

  • Schools
  • Food Pantries
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinics
  • Head Start
  • Health Department
  • Senior Meal Sites

To learn more about the UW Extension Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program (WNEP) click here.