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Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Program Presents Eat a Veggie Rainbow at the Cape May County Library Main Branch

Cape May Court House, NJ – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Program will present Eat a Veggie Rainbow on Monday, April 6, 2020. The free presentation will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. at the Cape May County Main Library Kitchen, 30 Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.

The program will be presented by Chris Zellers, Cape May County FCHS Educator/Assistant Professor. The class is for parents and guardians and their children ages 2 to 5. The Veggie Rainbow presentation will provide parents and children an opportunity to learn together, include stories and a food demonstration on the many colors of vegetables, and encourage children to eat a rainbow of tasty veggies. Chris Zellers said, “We are excited to partner with the Cape May County Library System to bring this informative and fun program to young children and their parents and guardians.” Zellers added, “The earlier we expose our children to healthy food, such as vegetables, the better chance we have of our children making healthier eating choices as they get older.”

The class is free, however, registration is required. To register or for information, please visit the Cape May County Library’s website at CMCLIBRARY.ORG and click on events calendar or call 609-463-6386.
For information about programs offered at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, call 609-465-5115 or visit capemay.njaes.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

February 27, 2020