Friday, November 20, 2015

Farmers' Market RDs in Today's Dietitian

Dietitians offer tips and ways for others to get involved in Leesha Lentz' article in the November issue of Today's Dietitian.  I was one of the 3 RDs interviewed.  Here are a few excerpts:

"At farmers' markets, you usually have a very healthy clientele, so it's a great place to get involved.  It's also a great opportunity to get exposure as RDs."
 "Most RDs are planners, which is necessary when it comes to cooking demos.  I looked at what was in season each month to plan ahead.  May is Strawberry Month and the tomatoes are later in the summer.  Fall is a good apple season."
"Our mission is to improve the health of the people we serve.  When you make food from scratch, using healthful ingredients, that's definitely a big contributor to maintaining good health and wellness."

Read the full article here.  

 

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