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Program offers free produce to families with young children

On a mission to help encourage those area families receiving benefits from the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program to establish healthy eating habits, The Doctor Yum Project, Farmers Markets and the Rappahannock Area Health Department are entering their second summer of offering families with young children access to free fresh produce all summer long.

Doctor Yum plans summer cooking camps

Doctor Yum plans summer cooking camps

“Our summer cooking camps are designed to help give kids a great foundation in meal preparation and in eating healthy,” says Dr. Nimali Fernando, a Fredericksburg, Virginia-based pediatrician who founded The Doctor Yum Project. “The kids have a great time, learn about nutrition, and they gain some valuable skills along the way.”

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