Phoenix Food Day – October 22nd

Come see us at Phoenix Food Day this Thursday, October 22nd from 10am – 2pm at Caesar Chavez Plaza (251 W. Washington St., Phoenix). The event is free and offers activities including education on healthy eating and nutrition, “real food” samples, gardening tips, workshops, and live music.

Phoenix Food Day logo

Inside the Phoenix City Council Chambers, guest speakers from various backgrounds and expertise will present quick, informative 20 minutes presentations on:  aquaponics, urban farming, nutrition, the GoodFoodFinder, edible landscaping, and ending hunger.  Workshops run from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.  Click here for more details.

The outdoor Food Day Cafe will feature Devour Phoenix local restaurants with food samples  and information on creating a variety of ethnic foods that are healthy, easy, affordable, and perfect for the family on the go.  Entry into the Cafe is free and visitors can purchase $1 food tickets to use for samples.  100% of the proceeds go towards the exhibitors’ food costs.

And at noon, the FitPHX program will host the third annual “Apple Crunch” in an attempt to set a record for the most participants in an apple-crunching event in downtown Phoenix!

Enjoy all the great activities, and be sure to stop by our booth to say hello and pick up a complimentary packet of seeds to help us “grow!”

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