Decatur Active Living Celebrates Food Day 2012 with a Free Grocery Store Tour

The second annual Food Day will be held on October 24, 2012.  Celebrated nation-wide, this is a day to focus on healthy, sustainable and affordable food. Events are being held all over Georgia and Decatur is celebrating by offering a free grocery tour!

 A grocery tour is a casual, “hands on” approach to learning how to read a food label and plan healthy meals. The tour leader, trained in nutrition, leads participants through fresh, frozen and canned food aisles to learn about fiber, sodium and the many nutrients in food!  This is a great opportunity to get all your questions answered by the expert!

 This one hour tour will be offered Saturday, October 13th from 9:30-10:30 am at Publix, 2155 North Decatur Road. The tour is FREE to the community but participants must register in advance by contacting or 678-553-6541.

Food Day at Decatur Farmer’s Market

The City of Decatur is celebrating the first annual Food Day this coming Saturday, October 22 at the Decatur Farmer’s Market. Join GA State Graduate students as they present “The Great Pumpkin – Sweet and Savory Ways to Enjoy a Delicious Fall Food.”  They will be sharing recipes using pumpkins as well as giving samples of dishes prepared with pumpkin.

Food Day events are being held across the nation to encourage Americans to “Eat Real”. Food Day goals are to inspire Americans to forgo fast foods, processed foods and sodas, and instead nourish our bodies with foods including fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Join us for “Food Day at the Decatur Farmer’s Market, on Saturday, October 22 at 10am. The market is located at 498 N McDonough Street in downtown Decatur.