NEW Food Access Map - Northeast Wisconsin Food Access Map
Extension’s mission is to connect people with the University of Wisconsin. We teach, learn, lead and serve, transforming lives and communities.
The objective of this map is to highlight places to obtain food in Brown, Door, Kewaunee, and Manitowoc Counties.
Helpful Tips for Using the Map:
- To see categories of food access resources and map description, click the arrow box on the top left corner of the map.
- To find a specific food access resource, check the red checkmarks on the left panel of the map
- To view the map in full screen or as a separate window, click the box in the top right corner.
- To see information about a specific food resource location, click on the icon of the food resource of interest.
- To get directions for the location of a specific food resource, click on the icon and then click on the direction arrow located in the top right corner of the pop-up panel.
If you have any corrections to the map’s information, please fill out this form.
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 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).
- To apply by phone: Contact the Bay Lake Consortium Call Center (a service of Brown County Human Services) at 1-888-794-5747
- For Manitowoc and Kewaunee Counties, to apply by phone: Contact East Central Consortium Call Center at 1-888-256-4563.
- To apply online:
- Open a web browser and go to www.access.wisconsin.gov and click “Am I Eligible?”.
- Click the “Begin ACCESS” button to continue. After you read the Welcome page, click on “Next” to begin. If you would like to learn more about using ACCESS, click the link at the bottom of the Welcome page.
- You will be asked questions about the people in your home, their income and their bills. Your answers will stay private and secure. You can always click on “Help” if you want to know more about a question.
- When you are done with the questions, ACCESS will let you know if you or other people in your home may be eligible for state and federal programs listed above. ACCESS will also let you know how to apply and you will have a chance to print out all of your results.
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.
- Phone: (920)490-3939
- Address: 2640 West Point Road, Green Bay, WI 54304
- Hours: 8:00am- 4:30pm (Appointments Required)
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.
- Website: www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/wic
- Contact your nearest WIC Project:
- Kewaunee County WIC: (920) 388-7160
- Door County WIC: (920) 746-2237
- Manitowoc County WIC: (920) 683-4526
- Oneida Community Health Center: (920) 869-4909
- NEW Community Clinic WIC-Green Bay (Brown County): 920-437-7206
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.
211 is the most comprehensive source of information about local resources and services in the country: 211wisconsin.communityos.org