Tag: Fruits & Vegetables

Supporting Families to Focus on Healthy Eating and Active Living

  “When you put kale into a smoothie with some fruit, it’s very good!” says Sharon Callender, RN, MPH, Director of Family and Community Health Services at Mattapan Community Health Center (MCHC). Introducing families to new ways to include more

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Find Fresh Truck in your neighborhood!

Fresh Truck is a mobile market carrying affordable fresh fruits and vegetables. Their Weekly Market stops at the same place, at the same time, every week, all year round… so check out this schedule & share with a friend to find

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School Lunch Prep

Do you have a picky eater? Is your school nut-free? Packing lunches can be a tough task, especially in the morning hustle and bustle of trying to get the kids ready for school. Check out these simple meal prep tips

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How to Continue Healthy Eating Habits This Summer

Between barbeques, ice cream stands, and vacation getaways, keeping up a healthy diet in the summer can be a challenge. Stay on track by following these simple, healthy eating suggestions. Choose Lean Meats Grilling is a great way to enjoy the nice weather

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Ashmont / Peabody Square Farmers Market

Stock up on farm-fresh fruits and vegetables on Fridays from 3-7pm at the Peabody Square T Station (1900 Dorchester Ave) from July through October.

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Dorchester / Fields Corner Farmers Market

Pick up fresh produce, breads and herbs at Orlando’s Food Basket Parking lot (Dorchester Ave & Park St. Fields Corner, MA). The market is held on Saturdays from 9am til noon from June to November.

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Roslindale Farmers’ Market

Local arts and crafts, baked goods, handmade soap, plants, produce, flowers, kids activities, and entertainment. Located at Adams Park and open from 9:00am to 1:30pm starting June to November.

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Boston Natural Areas Network

Find community gardens in your neighborhood! Boston Natural Areas Network strives to maintain an up-to-date list of nearly 200 active community and school gardens in Boston and the surrounding communities. http://www.thetrustees.org/places-to-visit/boston-community-gardens/

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Stillman Farm

A community supported agriculture (CSA) program offering fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables weekly from June through Thanksgiving.

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Jamaica Plain Farmers Market

Buy fresh food and produce at this farmers market  from June to November.

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