Join free virtual Food & Nutrition Literacy series

The North Brunswick Public Library and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey will offer a free virtual Food & Nutrition Literacy series.

β€œJust Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables,” led by educators from NJ-SNAP-Ed, begins Sept. 23. Each free workshop begins at 6 p.m. Join one or all.

Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202444315297151

The schedule is as follows:

Fruits and Vegetables, Sept. 23: Learn ways to include a variety of fruits and vegetables on your plate daily.

My Plate, Oct. 7: Plan a meal with healthy food choices.

Stretching Food Dollars, Oct. 21: Learn useful tips on how to save money and properly budget when food shopping.

Food Safety, Nov. 4: Learn helpful steps for safe handling and safe consumption of food.

Portion Sizes, Nov. 18: Learn about the health benefits of portion control.

Meal Planning, Dec. 2: Learn how to plan easy, healthy meals using low cost, readily available foods.

Nutrition Facts Label, Dec. 9: Learn ways to properly identify the information on nutrition facts labels.

Healthy Beverages, Dec. 16: Understand the link between sugary drinks and chronic diseases, and discover healthier alternatives.

For more information, email Librarian Ryan Miller at rmiller@northbrunswicklibrary.org

For a complete listing of virtual events, visit https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/ or @NorthBrunswickLibrary on Facebook.