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Save money & buy healthy: Two-part workshop to help people make healthy food choices on a limited budget

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The University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program of Placer/Nevada Counties is offering a two-part workshop called "Plan, Shop, Save & Cook" through Placer School for Adults.

These classes will help you make healthy food choices on a limited budget. Topics will include:

Meal planning

Understanding nutrition facts labels

Saving money

Food safety

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Classes are held on the second and third Thursdays of each month at the Placer School for Adults Career Center at 1919 Highway 49 in Auburn.

The next two-part workshop will be this Thursday and again on April 19.

There is no cost to attend, and participants who come to both sessions will receive a certificate of completion along with kitchen and grocery shopping materials. To see class descriptions and to register, please visit the Placer School for Adults website at http://placeronline.org.

For more information about these and other upcoming University of California CalFresh nutrition workshops, please call 530-889-7350, or visit our website at http://ucanr.edu/sites/letseathealthy.

Source: University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources