Phoenix Food Day

 

 
 

Food Day was the place to be to learn about growing and cooking healthy food.  Families and friends sampled great food, listened to live music, played nutrition games, danced, and did the Apple Crunch. Thanks to our event hosts, sponsors, and partners for their support!

 

 

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​Food Day is celebrated to inspire people to change the way we look at food, personally and collectively.  Phoenix Food Day brings education and entertainment together to help the valley move towards a healthier future.

Eating healthy is good for you, the economy and the environment!


FitPHX/Quincea Apple Crunch

Vice Mayor Kate Gallego led the annual Apple Crunch at Noon on Phoenix Food Day and called for everyone to crunch into their apple, provided by Quincea to symbolize solidarity in committing to a healthier, more sustainable food system for Phoenix.​

     

Apples graciously provided by Quincea and Green on Purpose.



 


 

 


Get Growing, Get Healthy, Get Real!

​Thousands enjoyed food, fun and live music in a family-oriented atmosphere at the fifth annual Phoenix Food Day on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2016. The event was held at the Eastlake Park and Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, located at 15 and Jefferson Streets.  Food Day was co-hosted by the City of Phoenix, the Maricopa County Food System Coalition and Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church


The free event featured: 

  • Special Farmers Market vendors

  • Food and health exhibitors

  • Cooking Demonstrations

  • Fantastic Food Fitness Challenge

  • Food-themed games and activities

  • Fitness Activities

  • Gardening Demonstrations

  • Health Screenings

  • Carnival rides

  • Live music


 

 2016 Event Hosts

              

 

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 2016 Event Sponsors

 

 


 

 

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 2016 Event Partners

                keep phoenix beautiful      PHX renews     St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance