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Fruit & Veggie Prescription (FVRx) Workshops (Sun River HC)

  • Friday, August 5, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, August 12, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, August 19, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, August 26, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, September 9, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, September 16, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, September 23, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, September 30, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, October 14, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, October 21, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, October 28, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, November 4, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get a Taste for Nutrition with FREE Nutrition Workshops with a CCE Suffolk Nutrition Educator. Join us and you can receive up to a total of $60 for free locally grown vegetables and fruits at Thera Farms 1705 Brentwood Road, Brentwood at St. Josephs Convent. You will receive $15 for each of the 4 workshops you participate in. Sign up now with your Diabetes Educator. 

Workshops will be available in English, Spanish and virtual. Please ask.


WORKSHOP 1: (August 5th, Sept 9th, Oct 7th)
Fantastic Fruits & Vegetables

Let’s eat the rainbow! Fruits and vegetables provide so many wonderful vitamins and minerals for our health, not to mention their variety of colors brighten up our taste buds. Join us as we discuss the importance of including fruit and veggies in our daily lives.

WORKSHOP 2: (AUGUST 12th, Sept 16th, Oct 14th)
Rethink Your Drink for Better Health

Is sugar bad for you? Just how much is too much? Do we need some for our health? These are some of the common questions we will discuss in our lesson about sugar sweetened beverages. Join us for this important workshop about sugar, as we discuss the daily limit of sugar intake and the role that it plays in our body.

WORKSHOP 3: (Aug 19th, Sept 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 4th)
Lower Fat & Sodium Can Still be Delicious

Are you consuming to much fat and sodium with your favorite foods? During this lesson we will learn how much fat and sodium you may be consuming through your favorite snacks and foods. We will learn new strategies on how to decrease them and make simple, healthier choices.

WORKSHOP 4: (Aug 26th, Sept 30th, Oct 28th)
Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating healthy is wonderful for our health. Join us as we go though some cost saving strategies on how to save money and get the most for your money while eating with good health in mind.


Fee

FREE

Contact

Juana Huertas
EFNEP Community Nutrition Educator
jh2245@cornell.edu
631-727-7850 x 333

Location

Sun River Health Center
1869 Brentwood Road
Brentwood, NY 11717

Last updated August 3, 2022