CSU, Chico News

Open Houses Celebrate World Food Day and 10-Year Anniversary of Nutrition Programs

Date: 10-24-2011

Kathleen McPartland
Public Affairs

The Center for Nutrition and Activity Promotion (CNAP) will host two open houses on Oct. 24 in recognition of its five years as a center and the 10-year anniversary for the OPT for Healthy Living program and the Sierra Cascade Nutrition and Activity Consortium. Both events are free and open to the public.

The open houses are also in recognition of the First Annual National Food Day. World Food day is a nationwide push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.

The first event is an open house from noon until 2 p.m. at the CNAP offices at 25 Main, suites 101 and 201, near the California State University, Chico campus. There will be free tasting of locally grown fruits and vegetables, a farmer-of-the-month video, a harvest-of-the-month tasting of butternut squash muffins and other interesting activities.

The second event is an open house for from 2–6 p.m. at the OPT for Healthy Living offices at 1311 Mangrove, suite E. Activities at the open house include an ask-the-expert section featuring two registered Dietitians, cooking demonstrations with tastings, and a community resource station.

This program is provided by Sierra Cascade Nutrition & Activity Consortium through the Center for Nutrition & Activity Promotion at California State University, Chico. For more information, please visit www.csuchico.edu/cnap or call 898-5358.