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|Title:||The Garden Grocery: Food Safety & Selection at the Farmers' Market |
|Pub. date: ||5/2007, updated 5/2008|
|Includes: ||PowerPoint, related handout and online slideshow|
|Audience: ||Multiple Audiences, Adults, Older teenagers, Parents, Caregivers|
|Description:||"The Garden Grocery" is a presentation that teaches students what to expect and what to look for at the farmers’ market. Various topics are covered including nutrients found in fruits and vegetables, storage tips, and ways to get more fruits and vegetables in meals and snacks. The presentation is available as an online slideshow or a downloadable PDF file. An accompanying two page handout includes the same facts from the slideshow in a concise, portable format.|
|Funding Source: ||University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension|
|Developer: ||Amy Peterson, MS, RD, Alice Henneman, MS, RD|
|Organization: ||University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension|
|Length: ||86 total slides, 2-page handout|
|Pilot Testing: ||Reviewed by several potential end-users and tested with target audiences before it was made available to the public.|
|Assessment instrument Used? ||no|
|Use Restrictions: ||May copy for educational purposes.|
|Reviewers Comments: ||In this slideshow, vitamin and mineral benefits of fruit and vegetable consumption are listed. Eating a variety of different colors of fruits and vegetables is encouraged, and benefits of each color are also included. Food safety and selection information is a large part of the presentation as well, including ripening, storage, and hand washing. At the end of the slideshow, there are links to resources and additional information on the topics presented.
The slides include some animation and no sound, so speakers are not necessary.