Eating Healthy on a budget, Good Tern class with Nancy Wood – PenBayPilot.com
At a class held at Good Tern Natural Foods Cooperative Market on Wednesday, October 11, from 6-7 p.m., Nancy Wood will teach about how to “Eat Healthy on a Budget,” using locally grown foods and groceries available at the Co-op . A gift bag with a sample recipe plus its ingredients is included for participants. The class is free but spaces are limited. Preregister at 594-8822 or sign up at the store. The Co-op is at 750 Main Street, in Rockland.
Wood is Nutrition Educator for SNAP with the Knox County Community Health Coalition. SNAP is “Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” – the federal program formerly known as food stamps. In this role Ms. Wood has reached over 1400 children and 900 adults, teaching the connection between healthy foods and healthy bodies. For the past three years, Nancy has worked with the Rockland Farmers’ Market to create a Farmers’ Market Kids Club where children join a weekly nutrition-based exploration of the market. In the course of her career, Nancy has been an executive chef, a vocational Culinary Arts instructor, a restaurant owner and consultant and a caterer. She is a trained chef.
Good Tern Natural Foods is a cooperative market specializing in organic and locally grown products, whose further mission is to educate co-op members and the greater community about whole foods, health and nutrition, food sources and to further cooperative principles and self-reliance. The Co-op is open to all and new members are always welcome. FMI: 594-8822; www.goodtern.coop.
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