We all know eating fresh fruits and vegetables is essential to a healthy diet. Many people choose locally grown options for their produce needs. But do you truly understand the benefits of buying locally grown food over other options? Join Rachel Dawsey, Director of North Alabama Agriplex as she discusses growing and preparing fresh foods and provides information on the local farmers market, environmental and economic benefits of buying locally as well as the healthy benefits.

The Eat Fresh Seminar will be held on Thursday, August 17th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in the Colonel Cullmann Room, located in Professional Office Building 2 on the Cullman Regional Campus (1912 AL Hwy 157, Cullman, AL 35058).  Cost of the lunch and learn is $5 for Healthy Life members and $8 for others. To reserve your spot, call (256) 735-5600 or register online at www.cullmanregional.com