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Camp Emmanuel kids learn about fruits and vegetables
Emmanual Baptist - Sarah Green
Sarah Green tastes the natural sweetness of freshly-cut pineapple. - photo by Gary Phillips
More than 25 youngsters, ranging in age from 3 to 12 years, learned about fruits, vegetables and healthy eating as part of Camp Emmanuel at Emmanuel United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Piggly Wiggly Produce Manager Jane Hunter explained a wide variety of fresh produce and provided samples for the children with the help of Jessica March, another Piggly Wiggly produce department worker who cut the fruits and vegetables into bite-size pieces. “The biggest thing is exposing kids to fresh vegetables and fruits that they would never get to try, or they see them in the store but their parents won’t try them.