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Farmers’ Market Challenge

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Welcome to the 2016 Farmers’ Market Challenge! This is a three part scavenger hunt series. Complete these monthly challenges for your chance to win one of five $20 farmers’ market gift cards. Participate in one, two or all three challenges. Winners will be selected each month! 

Part 1: Facts about your farmer & market (May 1st-31st) 
Part 2: Strange fruits & vegetables (June 1st-30th)
Part 3: Growing fruits & vegetables (July 1st-31st) 

Click here to download and print part 1! 

Directions: Complete all five activities in the scavenger hunt and write answers on the map. 

Drop off: Turn your challenge map into the Cameron Park Farmers’ Market booth during market hours or mail your log to the La Crosse County Health Department – Nutrition Division. 300 4th St. North La Crosse, WI 54601. 

Due date: To be eligible for prize drawings, logs must be submitted by the following dates: 
Part 1: Due June 10th 
Part 2: Due July 10th 
Part 3: Due August 10th

Questions? Contact Abbie Loos

Click here for Farmers’ Market locations!

Check back for parts 2 & 3 of the challenge! 

Wheel to School Week Challenge 2016

True enjoyment comes from activity of the mind and exercise of the body; the two are united.                    – Alexander Von Humboldt

La Crosse County Safe Routes to School is sponsoring the 6th annual Wheel to School Week Challenge, May 2nd-6th 2016. To promote physical activity for all ages, students AND school staff are encouraged to join the Challenge by walking or wheeling, to and from school. Those who are unable to walk/wheel to and from school can participate by walking at school or by walking/wheeling after school.

For more information on the Wheel to School Week Challenge or to download a Challenge log visit the Get Active Website at  Participants are encouraged to track all of the ways they participate in the Challenge throughout the week. Logs will be used to determine the school with the highest participation percentage.  The winning school will receive the traveling Silver Spoke Award. All logs submitted will be entered into drawings for a chance to win a new scooter and other Challenge prizes.  

If you have any questions about the challenge or would like us to mail you a log please contact Rebecca Lakowske at 608-785-5665 or send an email to