"DOH meets quarterly with it's SNAP-Ed implementing agencies. We decided to host this quarter's at the farm because of the relationship between agriculture and nutrition and the impact on families," explained Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord, director of the UDC CNDH program.
|The activity allows SNAP-Ed participants to see how much fat is in a typical |
fast food meal using vegetable shortening.
Following the presentation portion meeting, Urban Ag Director Che Axum led the team on a tour of the farm, with Ethnic Crop Specialist Yao Afantchao showing off the ethnic crop field and Herb Holden leading a tour of the new smokehouse and container kitchen facilities. Chef Herb also combined lunch with a demonstration of healthy recipes that can be used in the SNAP-Ed program.