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Getting Fruits and Veggies on Your Plate

Posted on: June 27th, 2012 by Glenn

Produce is at it’s prime during the summer months, which makes barbecue season a great time to get creative with more ways to put fruits and veggies on your plate. See this Press Republican article for more ideas, and put this seasonal produce chart from the Adirondack Harvest on your fridge as a helpful resource.

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Farmers Markets Starting Up

Posted on: May 30th, 2012 by Glenn

Farmers Market season is right around the corner.  Here is a list of markets in Franklin County along with which nutrition benefits are accepted at each market. For a complete list of farmers markets in the North Country visit the Adirondack Harvest website

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Fit Pix Announces Its First Contest Winner

Posted on: May 21st, 2012 by Glenn

Fit Pix Convenience Stores drew a winner for the Fresh and Frozen Raffle on Tuesday, May 15th. Each purchase of a fresh or frozen fruit or vegetable earned shoppers an entry to win an “Eating Well” cookbook, colander, apple wedger, veggie peeler, and a set of 4 delicious spice blends from Savory Spice Shop. Congratulations Read the Rest…

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HBO To Broadcast “Weight of The Nation” May 14-15

Posted on: May 2nd, 2012 by Glenn

HBO Press Release: The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing health issues facing the nation today. More than two-thirds of U.S. adults age 20 and over are overweight or obese, while nearly one-third of the nation’s children and adolescents age two to 19 are overweight or obese. Obesity contributes to five of the ten leading causes Read the Rest…

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Gardening With Children Workshop

Posted on: March 28th, 2012 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network in conjunction with the Child Coordinating Council of the North Country (CCCCNC) will be hosting a two hour workshop on April 11th to teach participants more about gardening with children.  There is also a GRANT OPPORTUNITY for programs which are NAPSACC certified. See the Event Poster for more information   Read the Rest…

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