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Program to Train in Growing, Cooking Superfoods

A program on eating and growing superfoods is set for Oct. 5 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Arlngton Central Library on Quincy Street.

This program for beginning and advanced gardeners and cooks will explore cultural practices as well as preparation guidelines for including superfoods in diets. Based on Tonia Reinhardt’s book Superfoods: A Roadmap to Healthier Eating and current research being conducted at Virginia State University, the free presentation by Family Consumer Sciences Extension Agent Jennifer Abel and Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Kirsten Buhls will concentrate on growing and eating nutritious, easy to grow superfoods for the urban Northern Virginia area.

For more information, call 703-228-6414 or email the VCE Horticulture Help Desk at