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Valley Parents: Power of Produce Clubs Keep Kids Healthy

  • Scenes from Power of Produce clubs in the Upper Valley. (Courtesy of Vital Communities)

  • Scenes from Power of Produce clubs in the Upper Valley. (Courtesy of Vital Communities)

  • Scenes from Power of Produce clubs in the Upper Valley. (Courtesy of Vital Communities)

  • Scenes from Power of Produce clubs in the Upper Valley. (Courtesy of Vital Communities)


Friday, August 03, 2018

The free Vital Communities program aims to connect kids ages 5-12 healthy eating through activities at Upper Valley farmers markets and farm stands. Activities include scavenger hunts, vegetable quizzes and an art project. Once the day’s task is complete, kids get $3 to buy produce at the market.

The programs end the week of Aug. 18. For more information, visit vitalcommunities.org.

Tuesday

New London: 3-6 p.m. Spring Ledge Farm, 37 Main St.

Wednesday

Plainfield: 3-5 p.m. Edgewater Farmstand, 246 Route 12A.

Hanover: 3-6 p.m. Hanover Farmers Market, Hanover green, W. Wheelock Street.

Thursday

South Royalton: 3-6 p.m. Royalton Farmers Market, 1 N. Windsor St.

Lebanon: 4-7 p.m. Colburn Park, 51 N. Park St.

Friday

Newport: 3-6 p.m. Newport Farmers’ Market, 11 Route 10.

Chelsea: 3-6 p.m. Chelsea Farmers Market, 222 S. Main St.

Hartland: 4-7 p.m. Hartland Farmers Market, 153 Route 5.

Saturday

Claremont: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Claremont Farmers Market, 14 North St.

Norwich: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Norwich Farmers Market, 301 Route 5.

Sunday

Canaan: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Canaan Farmers and Artisans’ Market, St. Mary’s Church, Route 4.