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Healthy starts with the food you consumeNutrition by the Wellness Coalition of Taylor County

Goals:

In support of the WCTC wellness initiative, the Nutrition Sub-Committee will actively work to identify nutrition education needs and educate our community about opportunities to improve their health through nutrition.

Activities:

The nutrition subcommittee provided an education seminar during the Medford Area Chamber of Commerce's Destination Medford 2010 - Women's Weekend Escape. James Pearce, registered dietician presented: "Last Hope for a Flat Tummy-How Eating More and Exercising Less Can Work for You."

This committee was instrumental working with the Village of Rib Lake to develop a Farmer's Market. The market will be open on Thursdays, from 2:00 - 6:00 pm, mid-August until October 31st. Persons interested in participating with this market may contact the Village of Rib Lake for market rules and guidelines.

Several citizens from Medford were instrumental in the addition of a Farmer's Market on Tuesdays by the River Walk. The hours for the market are Tuesday are 2:00 - 6:00 pm. The Saturday morning Farmer's Market is still held at the fairgrounds.

Healthy Choices Restaurant Program:

Healthy Choices Restaurant Program brochureScott Anderson, summer intern with Taylor County Health Department initiated this program in Taylor County with area restaurants which agreed to offer healthy choices at their business. You may see table tents offering you additional ways to save calories and eat healthier. Please click here to download an informational brochure.

All area restaurants which are interested in becoming a Healthy Choice Restaurant, please contact the Taylor County Health Department at 715-748-1410. How will this program help your restaurant?

Download the restaurant invitation letter here to learn more.

Make healthy choice in your dietMeeting Dates:

There are no set meeting times, but if you are interested in participating with this committee, please contact Janie Grunwald (715-748-8128) or Michelle Gubser (715-748-2056 x 261).