Family Education Day (F.E.D.) is a FREE family program available at the Market every other Thursday at 4 pm.
The program is geared towards children (toddler, elementary aged) and their families. Each week a fun topic of interest for adults and children is featured. Past presentations include: Valentine's Day eggs, Healthy Environment; Healthy Me with MSU Recycling, Dr. Seuss's Birthday with CADL, Pollinators and Environment with Fenner Nature Center, and many more!
The last half hour of the program is dedicated to a nutrition education lesson, accompanied by a food demonstration featuring exciting new recipes and even delicious sampling!
5/21 - Build your own edible superheros! How different fruits/veggies promote particular aspects of overall health, plus, how to make a homemade creamy ranch-dip for the veggies.
6/4 - Tastes from around the world. A display of fruits and veggies that are native to different parts of the world. And learn to make a Spanish quesadilla using some of these international veggies.
6/18 - Fruit Kebabs. Kids can create their own kebabs from fruit pre-cut into fun shapes. Also, learn how to make a Greek yogurt fruit dip.