Culinary Insights | Alison Miller, UMass Extension| 4:00
Alison Miller, a Nutrition Educator from UMass Extension’s SNAP Education Program, will show us to how utilize fresh, local and affordable fruits and vegetables. She’ll be making Creamy Garlic and Swiss Chard Pasta.
Special Guests | State Delegation Visits the PFM – MDAR | DTA | DPH | DESE | EOEA
This Thursday, a State Delegation including the Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA), the Department of Public Health (DPH), the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE), and the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA), will visit the Plymouth Farmers’ Market, as part of a yearlong series of statewide farmers’ market tours to promote local agriculture and highlight the variety and affordability of healthy foods at farmers’ markets.
Join us for a short speaking program at 3:30pm and a market tour at 4:30pm. State delegates and local guests will also attend the Culinary Insights Program at 4:00pm.
Community Partners |
Healthy Plymouth, Edible South Shore & South Coast, Plymouth’s Women Infant Children (WIC) Program, and the Friends of the Council on Aging | 2:30-6:30
The Massachusetts State delegation will be joined at the market by four PFM community partners who work to improve access to healthy food on the South Shore. Click the links to explore their important work..
Children’s Program | The Dirt on Dirt | 2:30
Local farmer, Justin Cifello of The Farm and Nature Club of Bay End Farm in Buzzard’s Bay will present “The Dirt on Dirt” at 2:30pm, a program where children can explore how soil and rocks form, the different attributes of soil, creatures that live in it, and how soil impacts life on the farm. Children will also learn how farmers and forests “grow” their soil and the importance of soil conservation for a sustainable food system.
Music | Angry Pete| 2:30-6:30
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