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Upcoming 2014 programs being presented by Robin Danto, Food Safety & Nutrition Extension Educator:
March 6 - Senior nutrition presentation in Lathrup Village
March 14 - Elementary school nutrition presentation in Farmington Hills
March 18 - Troy Senior Health Fair
March 25 - Senior nutrition presentation in Royal Oak
March 27 - Senior nutrition presentation in Clawson
March 6-27, 2014: Eat Healthy, Be Active series
This series will take place at Loving My Life Fitness Center in Pontiac. It is aimed at helping parents/caregivers make simple and tasty meals for their families that won't break their bank. MSU Extension-Oakland nutrition instructors will provide nutrition education, food demonstrations and take-home materials. Yvette Wiggens, owner/proprietor of Loving My Life Fitness Center (339 West Walton Boulevard, Pontiac), is a certified personal trainer and wellness coach and will teach participants moves that help tone, shape and strengthen their bodies. The classes start at 9:00 a.m. and meet for an hour each week. Please call 248-240-5165 if you are interested in attending.
March-April 2014: Eat Healthy, Be Active
This series will take place in Pontiac. It is aimed at helping parents/caregivers make simple and tasty meals for their families that won't break their bank. MSU Extension-Oakland nutrition instructors will provide nutrition education, food demonstrations and take-home materials.
March-April 2014: Show Me Nutrition
This 6-week program is being offered at two locations (Pontiac and Ferndale) and is aimed at an audience of pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. These lessons are interactive and appeal to a wide variety of learning styles. Many of the activities are hands-on and each lesson has a book that accompanites it to reinforce literacy. Each grade level is age-appropriate. Topics covered: food safety, positive body image, world hunger, physical activity and general nutrition.
The Michigan Cottage Food Law allows Michigan residents to manufacture and store particular foods in an unlicensed kitchen, such as a residential home. Through this program participants will learn about the Cottage food law and other principles you can use to provide safe products. Cottage Food Law Food Safety training educates on preparing and selling foods under the Cottage Food Law, producing a safe food product, production, packaging and labeling, storing and transporting. Cost: $10.00.
For further information about classes and activities on nutrition, health and wellness, please contact MSU Extension-Oakland County, 248-858-0897.