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April: ShopRite of Hackensack Observes Earth Month with a Host of Activities
Free Programs Include Culinary Workshops, Recipe Demonstrations and More
HACKENSACK, N.J., April 3, 2017 – ShopRite of Hackensack, an Inserra Supermarkets store, is hosting a variety of free nutrition and wellness events throughout the month of March, which is Earth Month. The store’s registered dietitian, Alison Halpern, R.D., CHES, will lead the activities with easy-to-implement advice and instruction. The following programs are free, open to the public, held at ShopRite of Hackensack and do not require advance registration unless otherwise noted:
Fri., April 7 – Kombucha for Health, 12 – 3 p.m. Stop by for a sample of Kombucha, a fermented tea full of probiotics. Kevita will be in the dairy department sampling this delicious drink.
Sat., April 8 – Product Spotlight: Sunbutter, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s office for a sample of Sunbutter, an allergen-friendly sunflower seed butter packed with nutrients. Creative recipe ideas will be available.
Thurs., April 20 – Kid’s Culinary Workshop, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Little chefs will love this fun two-hour cooking class with ShopRite’s in-store dietitian Alison and Chef Marnie. This month’s theme is “Eat the Rainbow.” Cost is $20 for one child (with adult) plus $10 for each additional child.
Sat., April 22 – Earth Day, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Visit the Dietitian’s Office for free local product samplings and information on ShopRite’s sustainability efforts. Join us in celebrating as we go green for our environment.
Mon., April 24 – Product Spotlight: Sunbutter, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Stop by the dietitian’s office for a sample of Sunbutter, an allergen-friendly sunflower seed butter packed with nutrients. Creative recipe ideas will be available.
Tues., April 25 – Produce Pick, 3 – 5 p.m. Alison, ShopRite’s in-store dietitian, will be serving up this week’s produce pick and providing preparation tips as well as nutritious recipes.
Thurs., April 27 – Free Kids Cooking Club, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Please note space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Little chefs are encouraged to play with their food in this fun and interactive cooking class. For children ages 5-12. Call, e-mail or see the dietitian to register.
ShopRite of Hackensack is located at 500 South River Street, Hackensack, N.J. In addition to developing a full roster of store-based wellness programs, ShopRite’s in-store dietitians can serve as guest speakers/instructors at wellness events hosted by local organizations. For more information or to pre-register for a program, contact ShopRite of Hackensack’s Alison Halpern, R.D., CHES, at (201) 819-5015 or email Alison.firstname.lastname@example.org.