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Over 70 Gather for Books & Cooks Showcase Event at Ferry Ave. Branch

NEWS RELEASE November 10, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323
 mamorosi@camdencountylibrary.org      http://www.camdencountylibrary.org

Food author Stacey Antine explains the value of fresh food and reading nutrition labels

Registered dietician M.S. Stacey Antine with one of her young helpers shows an Egyptian onion taken from HealthBarnUSA’s organic teaching garden as she prepares a harvest wheat berry salad before the audience at the Camden County Library’s Books & Cooks showcase event Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 at the Ferry Ave. branch. (Camden County Library photo/Mark Amorosi)

VOORHEES, NJ – Nov. 10, 2016 – The Camden County Library’s showcase event for its Books & Cooks project attracted over 70 people to the Riletta R. Cream Ferry Ave. Branch Library, Saturday, Nov. 5 where food author and registered dietician Stacey Antine from FoodBarnUSA discussed the importance of getting, preparing and eating fresh, whole vegetables, fruits and other foods.

In addition to preparing an easy harvest wheat berry salad before the audience of all ages, Antine explained the importance of reading nutrition labels on packaged food and what ingredients consumers should avoid for a healthy diet.

The next Books & Cooks event in Camden is a Supermarket Tour of the Price Rite on Mt. Ephraim Ave., Saturday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.  Antine of FoodBarnUSA will conduct the tour.

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Younger members of the audience pay keen attention as Stacey Antine demonstrates a recipe for a harvest wheat berry salad before an audience of 70 at the Camden County Library’s Ferry Ave. branch for its Books & Cooks showcase event, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 (Camden County Library Photo/Mark Amorosi)

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