SbSherm at email.msn.com
Fri Jun 2 19:07:29 PDT 2000
We use recipe cards and fact cards, which are the size of recipe cards (4 x
6") with basic information about buying, storing, and preparing fruits and
vegetables. We did focus group work on the size of the paper, how people
store it, how much they use it, etc. Based on these groups, we give out
recipe boxes and the cards along with food demonstrations on a fruit or veg.
being sold at the markets that day. We have also used fliers and 8 1/2 x
11" paper folded in half as a booklet. On this list serve, several months
back, I had listed our farmers' market curriculum. We have many of our
recipes in that booklet. Be glad to share with you.
Farmers' Market Trust
1201 Chestnut St., 4th fl.
Phila., PA 19107
From: Kari Bachman <kbachman at nmsu.edu>
To: Public Health Nutrition Discussion and Information Group
<phnutr-l at u.washington.edu>
Date: Friday, June 02, 2000 4:17 PM
>---Seeking farmers market produce flyers---
>In New Mexico, our county extension agents receive numerous requests from
>agencies and individuals for information about how to use produce,
>particularly produce purchased at farmers markets. Until now, counties have
>put together their own fact sheets.
>We are considering creating a series of statewide flyers in English and
>Spanish. Each one would highlight a different vegetable or fruit.
>Before continuing, we would like to know what others have done:
>* Do you have a series of flyers that is available for purchase or use by
>* Do you know of any free produce flyers available to download from the
>* What size and format have you found to be most successful?
>* How did you decide what vegetables and fruits to feature? (Availability?
>Cost? Nutritional value? Popularity?)
>* What do you include on your flyers? (Selection tips? Storage tips?
>Recipes? Nutritional information?)
>Please respond directly to me, and I will compile answers and post to the
>list. Thanks in advance!
>Program Coordinator, Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program
>New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service
>Box 30003, Department 3AE
>Las Cruces, NM 88003
>(505) 646-2009 phone
>(505) 646-5263 fax
>kbachman at nmsu.edu e-mail
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