Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Kids Corner Market

Are you looking for another fun activity to take your kids to but you're tired of the same old thing?

Are you wanting to get your kids more engaged in the community?

Are you wanting to get your kids interested in healthy food?

You need to try the Kids Corner Market this summer!

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) will host the popular Kids Corner Market - - a series of free kids’ activities at Asheville City Market – for a second season this summer.  Kids Corner Market connects families with local food and farms, and gives children positive experiences with healthy foods.

ASAP offers the Kids Corner Market activities in partnership with different community organizations.  Some of the most popular activities from last year’s Kids Corner Market, such as scavenger hunts, food art, and a weekly raffle of children’s books will be offered again this year.

The ASAP Kids Corner Market will be open from 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. on the following dates (see the schedule below) at 161 S. Charlotte Street.

June 12: Cooking Demonstration - Slow Food Asheville
June 19: Planting Project - ASAP
June 26: Zumba Dance - YMCA

July 3: Food Art - ASAP
July 10: Healthy Eating Games and Smoothie Making - Buncombe County Health Center
July 17: Wild Flower Art and Sun Tea - ASAP
July 24: Market is closed for Bele Chere.
July 31: Jump Rope Games - MANNA FoodBank

August 7: Build a Rainbow and Eat It! - Buncombe County Cooperative Extension
August 14: Fruit and Vegetable Tattoos - ASAP
August 21: Market Scavenger Hunt - Kids In Parks
August 28: Food Fun Mania - YWCA

Click here to go the the ASAP website and connect with Emily the contact person for the Kids Market.

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