Healthy Community Coalition to Offer Free Healthy Food Shopping Tour Event
February 25, 2020
Features informational tables with samples, recipes, and activities throughout the store
Healthy Community Coalition (HCC) is offering a free “Cooking Matters at the Store” shopping tour event at the Farmington Hannaford on Wednesday, March 4 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. HCC educators will coordinate informational tables with samples, recipes, and activities throughout the store. Participants will gain a variety of practical skills including buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices to find bargains, reading and comparing food labels, identifying whole grains, and sticking to a budget.
At the end of the tour, participants who visit each station and complete a short survey will receive a $10 Hannaford gift card to purchase a healthy meal on the budget, a reusable grocery bag, and recipe booklet with simple tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods.
For more information, please contact Laura Quynn at 779-2928 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Healthy Community Coalition Nutrition Education classes are made possible through Maine SNAP-Ed. Maine SNAP-Ed is a USDA funded grant, administered by Maine DHHS, implemented statewide by University of New England through contracts with the Healthy Maine Partnership.
“Cooking Matters at the Store” is a curriculum of Cooking Matters, a program of Share Our Strength and the Good Shepherd Food Bank in partnership with Healthy Community Coalition. Cooking Matters is sponsored locally by Hannaford.