Kids Club Starts Today

Kids ClubBeth Chamberlain, SNAP community educator will be leading Kid’s Club, a SNAP-Ed Program at Belfast Farmers’ Market every Friday until August 25th. Kid’s Club runs from 9am to 12 noon.

Children must be accompanied by and adult, and will enjoy fun, guided activities related to nutrition and local foods available at farmers’ markets. Participating kids will get to taste foods they may never have tried before, learn about nutrition and meet the farmers who grow and produce healthy local fruits, vegetables and dairy products. Maine SNAP-ed receives funding from the USDA and support from the Maine Department of Human Services, and provides nutrition education to the community with a focus on individuals eligible for SNAP benefits (formerly food stamps). You can learn more online at www.mainesnap-ed.org.

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