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June 2013 What's Happening @ LWLC : Fruit & Vegetable Month

National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month

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June is National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month! It's a great time to assess your eating habits and incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet. Below you will find tips and useful resources to help you freshen up your diet. 

Fuits & Veggies - More Matters is a health initiative focused on helping Americans increase fruit & vegetable consumption for better health. Get recipe ideas, nutrition information, and healthy tips!

Super Tracker - Sponsored by the United States Department of Argiculure - helps you track your daily food choices for target food groups, monitor daily consumption, and plan meals ahead of time. 

MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are building blocks for a healthy diet. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate. MyPlay also provides resources about weight management, physical activity, and healthy eating tips. 

Montgomery Curb Market - Open 5am-2pm Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. The Market offers fresh produce and specialty foods from local vendors and farmers. The Market is located at 1004 Madison Avenue. 

Farmers Market @ East Chase - Open Saturdays 7am-Noon rain or shine, located next to Dillard's and Earth Fare Organic Grocer. Visitors will find fresh, local fruits and vegetables, as well as fresh cut flowers, goat cheese, honey, baked goods, soaps, organic pet products, and handmade jewelry. 

E.A.T. South (Montgomery, AL) - Educate - Act - Transform - encourages healthy lifestyle education and sustainable food production in urban areas throughout the Southeast. 

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