Ivy Tech To Promote Nutrition Awareness With Farm To Fork Lunch Press release by Ivy Tech Community College (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Eating healthy and gardening with a purpose are the focus of Farm to Fork, a free community lunch-and-learn event in April at Ivy Tech Community College. The Ivy Tech Student Life Health and Wellness Committee is hosting Farm to Fork from 10:00 a.m. to noon on April 8 at the Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Riverfront Campus fourth-floor Business Conference Center. Community members are welcome to attend the free event, which promotes nutrition awareness. Farm to Fork will feature the following presentations: Eating Healthy on a Budget, presented by Michelle Bunte, Manager of Clearinghouse Food Pantry, and Marcia Parcell, Purdue Extension Health Sciences Educator, with special guest coupon guru Cathy Lonsway; Making Health Eating Fun for Kids, presented by Colleen Perfect, Mission Nutrition leader and Lawrenceburg High School science teacher; Garden with a Purpose, presented by Brandy Bittner, Director of New Horizons Community Services, and Stephanie Brown, a Cincinnati Children’s Hospital nurse, Indiana State University nursing adjunct faculty, doctoral student researching community garden online jobs for nurses benefits, and a former Ivy Tech nursing faculty member. Shyra Tedesco, Ivy Tech Life Science faculty member, will introduce the Community Garden Project and discuss the possibility of developing a Farm to Fork Lunch and Learn club for Ivy Tech’s Student Life organizations. The Community Garden logo contest winner will also be announced. Attendees can arrive early for coffee and conversation. A nutritious and delicious lunch, catered by New Horizons Friendly Bean Café, will follow the presentation. Door prizes will be awarded.
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