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RENEW + Clemson Extension: Eating Smart Being Active
August 22, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
One event on June 27, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on July 11, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on July 18, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on July 25, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on August 1, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on August 15, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on August 22, 2022 at 3:00 pm
One event on August 29, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Greer Relief is excited to partner with Clemson Education Extension to offer FREE, LIVE, IN-PERSON nutrition classes and food preparation demo!
Eating Smart Being Active is a USDA nutrition education program developed with the goal of improving public health, especially among households with more limited resources or access to fresh, healthy food. Participants will be able to get hands-on experience in healthy cooking with healthy recipes to try with your family. Come each week to help determine which recipes the classes will prepare together each week.
This nine-part education series will be offered weekly at Greer Relief on Monday of each week (excluding July 4), starting on June 13. Here is a list of the classes, dates, and topics covered.
Welcome to Eating Smart • Being Active (overview of lesson series; relationship building between educator and participants)
06/20/22 – Welcome to Eating Smart • Being Active (overview of lesson series)
06/27/22 – Get Moving! (physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle)
07/11/22 – Plan, Shop, $ave (how to stretch your food dollars)
07/18/22 – Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate (how to increase amount and variety of fruits and vegetables)
07/25/22 – Make Half Your Grains Whole (identify whole grain foods and why whole grains are beneficial)
08/01/22 – Build Strong Bones (calcium-rich foods and weight-bearing activity help build strong bones)
08/08/22 – Go Lean with Protein (choosing lean sources of protein and how to keep food safe)
08/15/22 – Make a Change (choosing foods low in fat, sugar, and salt)
08/22/23 – Celebrate! Eat Smart and Be Active (review of key concepts, celebrate what we’ve learned and how to involve family in good food choices)
Must attend in person and be present for the entirety of each class to earn RENEW Rewards. Renew Rewards: $10 per class