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Nutrition workshops offered – News – Hornell Evening Tribune

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HORNELL — The Finger Lakes Eat Smart NY Program (FLESNY) is offering three different nutrition workshop series in May that are open to the public. FLESNY Nutrition Educator Jon Sterlace will be teaching each of the following classes.

MyPlate for My Family Workshop — Wednesday, May 1, 15 and 29. 

This workshop will take place from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., or 11 a.m. to noon at the Painted Post Food Pantry, 201 North Hamilton St., Painted Post

This is a hands-on nutrition and gardening class for parents and adults. Lesson will include information on Vegetables and Fruits.

· Learn about the “Parts of the Plant” and make a salad together.

· Find out how eating a variety of fruits and vegetables can help us.

· Discover how to make a vegetable container garden you can take home.

· Receive recipes, nutrition tips and information on successful gardening.

Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops – Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 30 and June 13, 27. 

This workshop will take place from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Hornell Community Arts Center, 56 Broadway Mall, Hornell

This is a hands-on nutrition workshop series for adults. Join FLESNY for hands-on lessons that cover:

· How to prepare quick meals and snacks

· Eating healthy on a budget

· Add some fun physical activities to your lifestyle

· Enjoy healthy food choices that taste great

Cooking Matters for Adults – Friday, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and June 7

This workshop will take place from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Corning Salvation Army Food Pantry, 32 Denison Parkway East, Corning

Adult attendees will prepare healthy recipes together each week, participate in hands-on nutrition activities, and receive take-home groceries each time to make the recipe at home. Learn how to:

· Cook healthy meals on a budget

· Understand food labels

· Fundamental food preparation skills

These workshops are free, but registration is required. Call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 607-664-2300 to reserve a space. For questions, ask for Jon Sterlace. For more information on this and related topics, visit www.fingerlakeseatsmartnewyork.org/ and www.putknowledgetowork.org

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