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Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity

The Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and Physical Activity Section is a
heart disease and stroke prevention program from the logo
Michigan Department of Community Health.

Vision: A heart-healthy and stroke-free Michigan.

Mission: Create a heart-healthy and stroke-free Michigan by increasing physical activity and healthy eating, reducing health disparities, and preventing and controlling other cardiovascular disease risk factors.

     

July is a great month to add more fruits and vegetables into meals
and snacks as it marks the start of Michigan's peak fruit and
vegetable season!

The handy availability guides below will help you plan for when
certain fruits and vegetables
are the freshest, most plentiful and
most affordable.  Farmers markets make great summer outings
and
are the best places for advice on fruit and vegetable prepar-
ation techniques and tasty recipes. 

Use this tool to locate the most convenient farmers market and
check out Michigan State University Extension’s Michigan Fresh
for more great cooking tips.  Many markets will double your SNAP
Bridge Card benefits for a bigger bang for your buck.  Learn about
the Double Up Food Bucks Program and where you can take
advantage of it here

 "Culinary Tourism" is also a great way experience Pure Michigan's
bounty of fruits and vegetables this summer.  Visit a local farmers
market while you're on vacation
or take a culinary tour at one of the
many farms listed on
Pure Michigan’s Attractions page

    Fruit GuideVegetable Guide 


Michigan Fruit & Vegetable Availability Guide









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 Cardiovascular Health, Nutrition and
 Physical Activity Section
109 W. Michigan Ave., P.O. Box 30195
Lansing, Michigan 48909
517-335-8180
Fax: 517-335-9056
Rochelle Hurst, Section Manager

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