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Food Access Healthy Neighbors Now (FAHNN) Indoor Farmers Market

The Food Bank's Nutrition team is excited to host Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables (JSY) workshops at the Food Access Healthy Neighborhoods Now indoor farmers market!

These workshops will occur the second Saturday of each month, from 12:00 pm until 1:00 pm, and have a different theme and recipe to sample each session! The indoor market runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and is located at 4141 South Salina Street, between Dollar General & CitiTrends.

April 2024: "Joyful Movement"

  • Consider the benefits exercise provides
  • Share what motivates you to move
  • Sample a Carrot Raisin Salad!

2024 Downtown Syracuse Farmers Market Workshops: To Be Announced Soon!

In partnership with the Urban Farmers’ Market project, Food Bank of Central New York is excited to continue hosting Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables (JSY) workshops and recipe demonstrations at the Syracuse Downtown Farmers’ Market in Clinton Square. This initiative cultivates nourished communities through promoting the benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets to inspire healthy habits using fresh seasonal produce.

Every Tuesday, our JSY Community Nutrition Educators will prepare delicious recipes using local farmer fresh produce from the market. Workshop sessions start hourly, 10:00 am through 12:00 pm, and run about 40 minutes in length.

Workshop topics include a variety of topics such as: Nourishment Is More Than Nutrition, The Food You Don’t Digest, Fruits & Veggies Full Of Flavor, For The Love Of Food.

Each attendee will receive a recipe sample, colorful recipes and handouts, a useful kitchen item, and $4.00 in farmers' market Health Bucks coupons to be used to purchase locally-grown produce at the market. Each workshop provides practical nutrition information using USDA-approved lesson plans.

For more information, please contact Debra MimarogluCommunity Nutrition Manager, at (315) 437-1899 ext. 275.