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Cooperative Extension to Offer Free Edible Gardens Workshop

For immediate release: July 31, 2012
Contact: Ada Medina- Solórzano (561) 233-1742

Growing and preparing your own fruits and vegetables can help stretch your food dollar. It can also be rewarding and healthy. Adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet can help reduce the risk of disease, and gardening gives you an opportunity to exercise outdoors.

Learn all about growing and preparing heart-healthy vegetables and fruits at a free workshop offered by the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension Service.

The workshop will include presentations on gardening tropical fruits and vegetables and their nutritional value, as well as a demonstration on how to prepare them.  Participants will also be able to taste the prepared dishes. Participants must call (561) 233- 1742 to register.

Who: PBC Cooperative Extension/University of Florida IFAS
What: Edible Gardens Workshop
Where: Clayton E. Hutcheson     Exhibit Hall A
559 N. Military Trail,
West Palm Beach
When: Saturday, August 25
Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fee:  free

 

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