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Falling for Fresh Foods

This fall, join Lighten Up Lancaster for a series of events to raise awareness about the importance of fresh, healthy, local foods for everyone. These events will run from Food Day on October 24 through the American Heart Association’s National Eating Healthy Day on November 2.

Monday, October 24, 2016
Farm Volunteer Day at Buckhill Farm in Lititz
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lend a hand around the farm and harvest seasonal produce. Take this opportunity to learn about where our healthy, local food comes from.
Sign up here

Monday, October 24, 2016
Food Day Recipe Sampling at Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital, Suburban Pavilion
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lancaster General Health dietitians will be stationed at all LG Dining Facilities with samples and recipes available!

Monday, October 24 – Wednesday, November 2, 2016
10-Day Healthy Eating Challenge
Challenge yourself to 10 days of healthy eating! Choose the beginner challenge and work on one simple habit each day that will lead to a healthier diet. Or try the advanced challenge and cut out junk food entirely for 10 days. Gather your co-workers and get your whole office involved!
Click here for the Beginner Healthy Eating Challenge
Click here for the Advanced Junk-Free Challenge

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Film Screening: Hungry For Change
HACC-Lancaster Community Room
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Hungry for Change exposes secrets that the food industry don't want you to know about; deceptive strategies designed to keep you coming back for more. Find a healthier eating pattern and escape the diet trap forever!
Click here to RSVP

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Fall Cooking Class
Lancaster City YMCA
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
Learn to make quick and easy healthy meals and snacks with a secret fall ingredient! Class participants will work together in teams for hands-on learning in this fun & festive class.
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Heart-Healthy Cooking Demonstration
Kegel's Produce
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Learn to make heart-healthy recipes that your whole family will love! In partnership with the American Heart Association.
Click here to RSVP

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Lighten Up Lancaster County Coalition is a group of concerned individuals, organizations and employers, in partnership with Lancaster General Health, who want to increase the number of children and adults in Lancaster County who are at a healthy weight.

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