Richland County Summer Food Preservation Workshop Series 2022

When your garden yields a fresh surplus of produce, or when the farm stand has prices too low to resist, then it’s a good time to preserve your own food at home. If you are brand new to canning and preserving, these workshops will get you off to a great start with the basics of food safety and home food preservation. If you are a more experienced home food preserver, these workshops will help you update your recipes so that you can be sure you are preserving safe, high quality food for your family to enjoy year round.

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“What Happened to You?”

Anyone interested in how childhood trauma impacts brain development, and how all of us can help create a resilient, healing community, is welcome to join these conversations. Books are now available for checkout at the Brewer Public Library.

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Encouraging Financial Conversations

ATTN: Professionals in case management, social work, frontline staff, etc. Do your clients want to improve their financial situation, but often lack the tools and resources? Encouraging Financial Conversations is a program designed for anyone who works with clients. Participants will also learn coaching strategies that capitalize on a client’s strengths and resources in coming up with solutions. This course offered at no cost to SW WI area professionals, Wednesdays in November 3-5pm via zoom.

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Flu Season is here! Now is the time to get your shot!

Ensuring that everyone in Wisconsin gets a flu vaccination (also called flu shot, or flu immunization) this year is more important than ever. Influenza causes many hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S. each year. The flu vaccine is strongly recommended for everyone older than 6 months. Please read for more information on when and where to get your flu shot.

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Extension Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Extension Richland County is committed to serving and working with all residents of our community. We support the work of UW-Madison Division of Extension to further diversity and inclusion, and Richland County institutions who are working to end discrimination & racism.

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Richland County HCE Serving Community by Sewing Masks

At a time when our community is struggling with a rapidly spreading illness and uncertainty, this group steps forward to help in any way they can. While staying safe, the Richland County HCE members used their skills to fill an urgent need- sewing masks to distribute to the surrounding areas.

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The Parent Cafe

The Parent Cafe is a free, weekly opportunity for parents and caregivers in Southwest Wisconsin to talk with each other. As we connect, we find resources and gain skills that can make our families happier.

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