Virtual Learning: Heart Smarts

Our nine-lesson course highlights healthy foods and beverages available in your local corner store

Welcome to Heart Smarts! Join us for nine lessons brought to you by nutrition educators at The Food Trust and some special guests. We'll help you shop healthy at corner stores through choosing more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins and high-calcium foods; discovering ways to reduce sodium and sugar; and stretching your food dollars.

There's a quick taste test or recipe in every video, so be sure to watch till the end.

Heart Smarts Lessons

If you received Heart Bucks to be used at a corner store*, please watch until the end of the video for a brief description of items you can buy with your coupons. After you watch each video, please complete a quick survey afterward to help us evaluate our program! The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete.

*Heart Bucks are available in select stores in Camden, NJ, Indianapolis, IN, and San José, CA. Scroll down for a full list of participating stores.

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Where to Find Heart Bucks: Camden, NJ

Our Heart Smarts educators present live, in-person nutrition education lessons and hand out free Heart Bucks to customers at the following locations during the month of June:

Ferry Supermarket (105 Parker Ave.): Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Junior Supermarket (2926 Federal St.): Tuesdays, 1-3 p.m.

Litwin Market (801 Elm St.): Thursday, June 24, 10 a.m.-noon

Master Supermarket (3325 Westfield Ave.): Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon

Medina Food Market (500 Broadway): Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon

Medina Supermarket (74 S. 27th St.): Fridays, 1-3 p.m.

New Village Supermarket (1024 Carl Miller Blvd.): Friday, June 18, 10 a.m.-noon

Riverfront Supermarket (130 MLK Blvd.): Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon

O&C Supermarket (1063 N. 32nd St.): Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon

South Camden Food Market (700 Pine St.): Friday, June 18, 1-3 p.m.

Young's Market (803 Carl Miller Blvd.): Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.

Where to Find Heart Bucks: San José, CA

Select corner stores in the San José area provide Heart Bucks to be used in the store on heart-healthy items. Ask for Heart Bucks at the register at the following locations:

Fanel Bakery & Mini Market (350 Bird Ave., Suite 10)

Grewal Food & Liquor (601 S. 10th St.)

Las Palmas Mercado y Carniceria (1080 Saratoga Ave., Suite 15)

Lucky 7 Supermarket (398 S. King Road)

Mercado California (5302 Monterey Road)

Paul’s Market (412 E. Empire St.)

Quality Produce (1696 McKee Road)

Quik & Save (5245 Roeder Road)

Starbrite Market (893 Delmas Ave.)

Where to Find Heart Bucks: Indianapolis, IN

Select corner stores in Indianapolis provide Heart Bucks to be used in the store on heart-healthy items. Ask for Heart Bucks at the register at the following locations:

African Market (8057 E. 38th St.)

Balli Market (2005 E. 30th St.)

East Side Pantry (Marathon Gas Station) (4208 N. Post Road)

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