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Recipe of the Month: Vegetable Ribbons

Recipe of the Month: Vegetable Ribbons

Ingredients: 1 medium zucchini (about 1 1/2  cups after cutting) 1 large carrot (about 1 1/2 cups after cutting) 1 teaspoon vegetable oil Optional: 1/4 teaspoon pepper, dash of salt   Instructions:   Wash zucchini and peel carrot. Cut off ends. Using a vegetable peeler, shave the zucchini and carrot into ribbons by moving the […]

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Watch for Late Blight Symptoms on Your Tomatoes

Watch for Late Blight Symptoms on Your Tomatoes

Late blight is a destructive disease of tomatoes and potatoes that can kill mature plants, and make tomato fruits and potato tubers inedible. On leaves of tomato or potato, late blight begins as pale-green or olive-green areas that quickly enlarge to become brown-black, water-soaked, and oily-looking. Stems can also exhibit dark-brown to black areas. If […]

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Travel Computing

Travel Computing

Business or vacation travel this summer?  We would like to share a recent advisory from Al Mundt, Waukesha County’s Information Security Officer… Today’s message is to be very careful when using any public use terminals in any hotel or conference facility.  What could be more secure than to check Email or reconnect with the office? […]

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Member Spotlight: Muskego Food Pantry

Member Spotlight: Muskego Food Pantry

The UW-Extension, in Waukesha County,  has provided support to the Waukesha County Nutrition Coalition (WCNC) since 1994.  The coalition works to increase food security and eliminate hunger by providing education, increasing hunger awareness, engaging in projects, and building partner networks.  For more information on the Nutrition Coalition see the website (link under Connections tab) or […]

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We’re at the Waukesha County Fair on Wednesday, July 16th!

We’re at the Waukesha County Fair on Wednesday, July 16th!

Look for us at the Waukesha County Fair on Wednesday, July 16th!  Stop by and learn more about what we do!  We will have a display  in the North Hall of the 4-H Forum from 3 to 8 pm.  After visiting us at the Fair, “like us”on Facebook  and post a comment stating something you […]

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Food Stand Dress Code Video

Food Stand Dress Code Video

This Dress Code Video was written, staring, and edited  by Waukesha County Junior Leaders. More food stand volunteer information can be found here. Video Created by Brody Jones Brianna Jones August Pfaff Chloe Peterson Carly Peterson Mary Muszytowski Jessica Clavette Rebecca Clavette Katie Bugenhagen Special Thanks to Barb Jones Shari Clavette Ashley Ciecko Derek Ciecko Editing […]

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Tis the Season for Japanese Beetles

Tis the Season for Japanese Beetles

The Japanese Beetles are here!  Gardeners are reporting that they are starting to see these shiny, metallic green beetles in their gardens. These beetles, that measure slightly less than ½ inches and have coppery-brown wing covers, are a major pest of over 350 plant species. Japanese beetle adults do not damage lawns, but can cause […]

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Throwback Thursday – AmeriCorps Vista Participant Award

Throwback Thursday – AmeriCorps Vista Participant Award

In 2009 Stephanie Sutton, UW-Extension Waukesha County AmeriCorps Vista, received the Governor’s AmeriCorps Vista Participant Award. This photo show her at the awards ceremony. Other UW-Extenison staff also attended the ceremony with Stephanie. Photo (left to right) Gabe Gardner, Marica Jante, Stephanie Sutton, and Karen Cooper. Over the years UW-Extension Waukesha County was fortunate to […]

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Judging Home Preserved Foods Class

Judging Home Preserved Foods Class

We welcome 4-H youth or leaders/volunteers to join Family Living colleagues at the Waukesha County Administration Center UW Extension Office (G22) on Monday, July 7, from Noon – 1 PM for a webinar-based program on Judging Home Preserved Foods.  All are welcome to attend. Monday, July 7, the Lunchtime Learning Safe and Healthy Food Preservation […]

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