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June 01, 2015

Fairmount Farmers' Market gives back with healthy food drive

'Eat Healthy, Give Healthy' hopes to help low-income families

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Everyone should be able to afford healthy food.

The Food Trust and the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger are teaming up for a healthy food drive at the Fairmount Farmers Market Thursday, June 4. "Eat Healthy, Give Healthy!" will bring live music and activities to the popular market from 3 to 7 p.m.

Anyone shopping there during this time will be able purchase and donate fresh produce to food pantries that benefit low-income families in Fairmount. Those who donate will be entered into a raffle for gift certificates and experiences from local businesses.

Two 30-minute yoga classes will be taught during the drive and are free and open to the public. Live music and nutrition education workshops round out the afternoon activities. 

Eat Healthy, Give Healthy Drive

Thursday, June 4
3-7 p.m. | Pay as you go
Fairmount Farmers Market
22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue
(215) 575-0444