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Food Farmacy nutrition program kicks off in Waynesboro July 19

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The Food Farmacy program kicks off July 19 at the Rosenwald Community Center in Waynesboro.

The program is presented by Lifeworks Project, the Allegheny Mountain Institute and Augusta Health.

The free 12-week program is designed to improve health through nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, and access to fresh vegetables.

This program is open to anyone interested in learning how to manage and/or prevent chronic conditions through a healthy diet and who wants to learn how to eat healthier in a practical and affordable way.

The program runs through October 4 and meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Participants will receive weekly recipe cards, hands-on food demonstrations, nutrition education and fresh produce to take home each week.

Registration is required to ensure there is enough free produce for participants. Call (540) 332-4191 for more information.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.