The Food Trust's Online Learning Hub

A weekly one-stop shop for teachers, caregivers, families and individuals looking to eat healthy and get active!

Our team of nutrition educators are proud to launch our new summer lesson series, Just Say Yes! Every week, join us for an interactive Just Say Yes lesson and watch our educators make a seasonal recipe. Fill out the quick survey at the end and mention you participated in the lesson to earn $4 in Food Bucks (Philly) or Berks Farm Bucks (Reading, PA) to use at your next farmers market visit (at select participating farmers markets only).

Just Say Yes to Fiber!

In this week's Just Say Yes lesson, watch Chalise discuss the benefits of fiber!

Then, watch Wayne demonstrate how to make Raw Corn Salad. Click here to download the recipe. 

Community Garden Spotlight: Brewerytown Community Garden

Have you and your neighbors been thinking about starting a community garden? Check out this video from our friends at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and hear how Eldredge Ragsdale enjoys the peacefulness of the Awbury Community Garden and shares the produce with a local recreation center. 

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This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) through the PA Department of Human Services (DHS). This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Resource: Online Learning Hub Archive

Looking for a recipe or a fun video from a previous week? We have you covered. Click here to access our online learning archive to find what you're looking for.

Resource: Healthy Food Incentives at Your Local Grocery Store 

Do you have an ACCESS card and shop at Fresh Grocer? Did you know there are certain locations (listed below") where you can receive $2 off fresh produce for every $5 spent on fresh produce? Click HERE for more info!

Participating stores:

Fresh Grocer, 3021 Grays Ferry Ave.
Fresh Grocer, 1501 N. Broad St.
Fresh Grocer, 5301 Chew Ave.
Fresh Grocer, 5601 Chestnut St.
Cousins Fresh Market, 5704 Baltimore Ave.

Plus, there are so many ways to stretch your dollar while at the grocery store. Check out these 10 easy tips to save!

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Resource: Food Access in Your Neighborhood

Find healthy food in your neighborhood with these food access resources below:

William Penn SD - School Meal distribution

Meal Distribution Sites-Philadelphia

Free Food Resources-Philadelphia

Food Emergency in Norristown

Reading Meal distribution

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Resource: Farmers Markets Remaining Open to the Public

Farmers markets are essential retail businesses and will remain open during the COVID-19 crisis. Visit individual market pages below for information on individual farmers' pre-order and pre-purchase processes, as well as weekly cancellations and other updates.

Clark Park- Saturdays

Fitler Square- Saturdays

Headhouse- Sundays

Frankfort Transportation Center - Tuesdays

4th & Lehigh - Tuesdays

Chester - Thursdays

Fairmount- Thursdays

Germantown and Schoolhouse Lane - Thursdays

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Resource: Farm to Early Childhood Blog Series

Early childcare centers across the region are prioritizing children's health from a young age. Check out these stories of how daycares, preschools and other early learning sites have adapted their programming to incorporate more healthy practices into kids' daily routine.

Family Engagement & Community Resources at Lancaster Early Education Center

Brown's Family Child Care Focuses on Fiber

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