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Healthy eating in spotlight at Harmons expos in Utah

Published September 26, 2012 9:52 pm

Event • 4 stores to feature free demonstrations, workshops and samples.
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Harmons Grocery Stores is presenting its second annual free Community Health Expo at four of its Utah stores, in Salt Lake City, Farmington, Draper and St. George.

Among numerous featured events and activities will be cooking demonstrations, dietitian workshops, smoothie clinics and samplings of food.

Highlighted products will include turkey sausages and burgers, locally grown peaches and pears, whole-grain Dulce de Leche Cheerios, Blue Diamond Nuts, Chia seeds, plain Greek yogurt and pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.

Flu shots also will be available, without appointment, for $25.

"Harmons has grown from being a standard grocery store, to a central point in the community that provides many options for healthy foods and valuable customized information to keep Utah families healthy," said store co-owner Bob Harmon of the expo.

The schedule:

Saturday, City Creek, 135 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City

11 a.m. • Heart-healthy workshop in conference room, mezzanine level

11:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demonstration on main floor

Noon • Kid's power-packed lunch box workshop in conference room, mezzanine

12:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo on main floor

1:00 p.m. • Eat this, not that workshop in conference room, mezzanine

1:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo on main floor

Oct. 13, Station Park, 200 N. Station Parkway, Farmington

1:00 p.m. • Heart-healthy workshop, conference room, mezzanine level

1:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demonstration, front of the store

2:00 p.m. • Kid's power-packed lunch box workshop, conference room, mezzanine

2:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo, front of the store

3:00 p.m. • Eat this, not that workshop, conference room, mezzanine

3:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo, front of the store

Oct. 20, Bangerter Crossing, 125 E. 13800 South, Draper

1:00 p.m. • Heart-healthy workshop, conference room, mezzanine level

1:30 p.m. Chef-healthy cooking demonstration, cooking island near meat counter

2:00 p.m. • Kid's power-packed lunch box workshop, conference room, mezzanine

2:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo, cooking island near meat counter

3:00 p.m. • Eat this, not that workshop, conference room, mezzanine

3:30 p.m. • Chef-healthy cooking demo, cooking island near meat counter

Oct. 27, Southern Utah, 1189 E. 700 South, St. George

11:00 a.m. • Heart-healthy workshop, bistro seating area

Noon • Kid's power-packed lunch box workshop, bistro

1:00 p.m. • Eat this, not that workshop, bistro

For more information, contact the nearest Harmons Grocery Store director, visit http://www.harmonsgrocery.com or see Harmons Grocery Stores on Facebook. Harmons Community Health Expo

Free cooking demonstrations, workshops and healthy samples:

City Creek • 135 E. 100 South, Salt Lake City, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday

Station Park • 200 N. Station Parkway, Farmington, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 13

Bangerter Crossing • 125 E. 13800 South, Draper, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 20

Southern Utah • 1189 E. 700 South, St. George, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 27