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April: ShopRite of Lodi Welcomes Spring with Host of Health and Wellness Events
Free Programs Include Culinary Workshops, Recipe Demonstrations and More
LODI, N.J., March 31, 2017 – ShopRite of Lodi, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a diverse range of nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of April, which is Earth Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Julianne Gallo, M.S., R.D., will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. All events are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Lodi and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:
Sat., April 1 – Hackensack Health Fair, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s registered in-store dietitian, is participating in the 2017 Hackensack Health Fair. Stop by for samples, information on ShopRite of Lodi’s free nutrition services, recipes and more. Sponsored by the Hackensack Health Department, the event takes place at the M&M Building at 116 Holt Street.
Thurs., April 6 – Product Spotlight: SunButter, 3 – 5 p.m. Made from sunflower seeds, SunButter is free of the top eight food allergens, which makes it a great alternative to nut butters. Stop by the dietitian’s area for samples, recipes and coupons.
Sun., April 9 – Produce Pick, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Julianne, ShopRite’s in-store registered dietitian, will be mixing this week’s Produce Pick into a delicious dish. Stop by the produce department for recipes and samples.
Sat., April 15 – Smart Snacks: Crispy Greens, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s area to sample this tasty on-the-go snack.
Mon., April 17 – Adult Culinary Workshop, 6 – 8 p.m. Space is limited and advanced registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Join ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Julianne and Chef Marni in creating a healthy meal as part of the Culinary Workshop series. This month’s theme is “Spring Forward.” The cost is $20 per person.
Thurs., April 20 – Earth Day Greens Tasting, 12 – 2 p.m. Gotham Greens’ rooftop greenhouses provide sustainable and pesticide-free produce for ShopRite year-round. Visit the produce department to sample some of this company’s products and make another step towards a greener future.
Mon., April 24 – Kids Culinary Workshop, 5 – 7 p.m. Space is limited and advanced registration at the Courtesy Counter is required. Bring little chefs to a fun cooking class with ShopRite’s in-store registered Julianne and Chef Marni. This class is hands-on, educational and nutritious. This month’s theme is “Eat the Rainbow.” The cost is $20 for one child with an adult and $10 for each additional child.
Tues., April 25 – Product Spotlight: SunButter, 3 – 5 p.m. Made from sunflower seeds, SunButter is free of the top eight food allergens, which makes it a great alternative to nut butters. Stop by the dietitian’s area for samples, recipes and coupons.
Thurs., April 27 – Meal of the Week, 3 – 5 p.m. Stumped on what to cook for dinner? Visit ShopRite of Lodi’s “Meal of the Week” cart located near the entrance to the produce department. Julianne, the store’s in-house dietitian, will be cooking this week’s meal. Stop by for samples and recipes.
ShopRite of Lodi is located at 175 Main Street, Lodi, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian can serve as a guest speaker/instructor at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Lodi’s Julianne Gallo, M.S., R.D., at (201) 250-5042 or email Julianne.Gallo@wakefern.com.