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Top Sources of Sodium

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), more than 40% of the sodium (salt) we eat comes from only 10 types of food. Many people are surprised to learn which foods are on the list because the foods do not always taste salty. Top Sources of Sodium Bread and rolls Pizza Sandwiches Cold cuts and cured meats […]

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Nutrition Facts Label

The next time you eat a snack, turn over the package and take a look at the nutrition facts label. The nutrition facts labels are getting a makeover. Read here to learn about the changes and the reasonings as to why they were changed.      https://www.nutritionletter.tufts.edu/issues/14_10/special-reports/New-Nutrition-Facts-Labels_2471-1.html?ET=tuftshealthletter:e32845:2455686a:&st=email&s=p_WeeklyUpdate100918

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FLOOD RESOURCES

Columbia County residents are dealing with the recent flooding.  Here are some selected resources that may be helpful: Guidelines for Consuming Late Season Produce Exposed to Floodwater Wisconsin Flood Toolkit – Wisconsin Department of Health Services Coping With Flooding – Wisconsin DNR Resources for Your Flooded Home – University of Missouri Extension Flooding of Private Wells […]

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COLUMBIA COUNTY BARN QUILTS

See one of the recently added quilts to the Columbia County barn quilts trail!  It is located at the Historic Indian Agency House, 1490 Agency House Road, Portage. The house was built in 1832, and the honeycomb pattern was commonly used in quilting with the colors turkey red and indigo blue.  See more barn quilts around Columbia […]

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2018 Columbia County Plat Book

The 2018 Columbia County Plat Book is now available to pick up at the Columbia County UW- Extension Office, located at 112 E. Edgewater Street, Room 212, Portage, WI. The price of the new Plat Book is $30.00 and checks can be made payable to:  CC 4-H Leader’s Association.  The 2018 Plat Book is a […]

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Columbia County Local Foods

(last updated 5/30/18) More Information will be coming soon!! Click on the Brochure to see Farmers Market locations, Food Resources, and more2016 Columbia County Local Foods Brochure  (PDF, 2 pages, 103 KB) Also visit the Wisconsin Local Food network for more Local Food events and informationhttp://wilocalfood.wordpress.com/.

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