Food, Food Safety and Nutrition Resources

COVID-19 Extra Resources

Save More at the Grocery Store  Save More at the Store Fact Sheet
Eating Better on a Budget Eating Better on a Budget Fact Sheet

Please call 211 or go to their website https://211wisconsin.communityos.org/ for current information on local food resources.

Elderly Nutrition
Congregate and home delivered meals are provided to help older persons remain healthy, active and independent. There are 11 Senior Dining Sites in Grant County. Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 723-6113 or 1-877-794-2372 for information.

FoodShare Program

Purchase food at a grocery store with a plastic “SNAP Card”. Monthly benefit amounts are based on net income and household size. For more information and to apply, contact the Dept. of Social Services at 1-888-794-5780 or visit the web at www.access.wisconsin.govFoodShare Helpline 1-877-366-3635

Platteville’s Farmer’s Market Vouchers
Vouchers to seniors and income eligible families for use at Platteville Farmer’s Market.  Call 348-4505 or 348-3992.

Senior Farmer’s Market Vouchers
Seniors who income qualify receive vouchers that can be used at local authorized farmer’s market/orchards/fresh produce roadside stands to purchase Wisconsin grown fresh fruits and vegetables during the growing season. Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center at (608) 723-6113 or 1-877-794-2372 for information.

Free/Reduced School Meals
Free and reduced priced breakfast and lunch programs are available at Grant County Schools. Contact your child’s school for income guidelines and an application.

FoodWIse
FoodWIse helps families improve their food security through education. Families of individuals who receive FoodShare (or who are eligible) can learn through FoodWIse. For more information, contact the Grant, Green, Iowa and Lafayette County FoodWIse Coordinator, Donna Peterson, at 608-333-4803.

Women, Infants and Children Nutrition Program (WIC)
WIC provides food and nutrition information to help keep pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children under five years healthy and strong. Call the Grant County Health Dept. at 723-6416 or 1-800-338-3192 for the nearest location.