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Fruit and Veggie Prescription (FVRx) Workshop (Brentwood Library)

  • Thursday, September 1, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 15, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 22, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, September 29, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, October 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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. Pre-register now with your Diabetes Educator. Workshops will presented in English.


Workshop 1: (Sept 1, Sept 29)
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: (Sept 8, Oct 20)
Rethink Your Drink for Better Health

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: (Sept 15, Oct 27)
Healthy Starts at Home with Low Fat Options

Participants will learn tips on how to prepare popular convenience foods at home, discuss the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats, and learn how to make healthy recipe swaps.

Workshop 4: (Sept 22)
Healthy Food that Tastes Great (Low Sodium not Low Taste)

Participants will learn about the benefits of selecting lower sodium foods and how to enhance the taste of healthy low sodium recipes.


Fee

FREE

Contact

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

Location

Brentwood Library
34 Second Avenue
Brentwood, New York 11717

Last updated August 3, 2022