NEW Food Access Map - Northeast Wisconsin Food Access Map

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The objective of this map is to highlight places to obtain food in Brown, Door, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc Counties.

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Categories of Food Access Resources:

Community Gardens: Community gardens provide garden space and support to area residents to help them grow affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food

EBT Stores: EBT stores accept EBT benefits. Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is an electronic system that allows a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participant to pay for food using SNAP benefits.This includes a variety of stores, including convenience stores, dollar stores, grocery stores, specialty food stores, and other stores that sell food to bake at home.

Farmers Markets: A farmers market is a public and recurring group of farmers or their representatives selling the food they produce directly to consumers. Most farmers markets accept EBT.

Food Pantries: A food pantry is a place where those in need can receive food. Some pantries have criteria or screening processes individuals have to meet prior to receiving food from the pantry. Please access this information by clicking on the pantry’s icon.

Groceries stores: Stores that sell a full variety of food products, including fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, dairy, grains, canned and boxed foods

Cultural Grocery Stores: Cultural or ethnic specialty grocery stores selling ingredients, food, and other goods that relate to traditions, culture, and heritage of community members
Meal Programs: Sites that offer meals at a free or reduced cost to individuals meeting their requirements. Please access the meal program’s criteria by clicking on the appropriate icon. 
Note: There are multiple ADRC dining site locations throughout each county. Dates, eligibility, and time vary by location. Call your local county’s ADRC for more information.

Other Food Resources

ACCESS Wisconsin
ACCESS is an internet tool that can help you see if you might be able to get state or federal health, nutrition and other benefits, including: FoodShare, BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid, SeniorCare or other prescription drug assistance programs, Free/Reduced-Price School Meals, Child Care, and Home Energy Assistance (920- 448-6460). Oneida Nation Economic Support
Provides support services to the community, including public assistance benefits to eligible families and tribal funded assistance for enrolled members of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. The intent of the support services is to supplement household needs. 
WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children)
Food and formula vouchers and information for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and children up to age 5. Must meet income and nutritional requirements. Vouchers for fruits and vegetables at the farmers’ market are available during summer months. Spanish and Hmong translators available. 
Summer Meals for Kids
To find USDA Summer Meals for Kids use the Site Finder on the USDA websites. Enter your address into the search to find the summer meal site location nearest you.

Brown County Extension Community Resource Handbook
For other community resources in Brown County, check out the Community Resource Handbook. This resource provides descriptions and contact information for over 400 agencies and organizations that serve Brown County. 

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