Phoenix Food Day

 

 

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 Event Info

Get Growing, Get Healthy, Get Real!

Phoenix Food Day 2015

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 22

Cesar Chavez Plaza

251 W. Washington St.

The city of Phoenix invites the public to attend this year's Food Day.  The  free event offers the public education on healthy eating and nutrition, "real food" samples, gardening tips, workshops, and live music.  Enjoy all the great activities, including:

Exhibitors -- more than 75 exhibitors expected to share information, food products and services.

Food Day Café -- purchase food samples from local restaurants, cooking schools and community kitchens. 

Kids Healthy Food Zone – enjoy fun games and activities.

Workshops – learn about nutrition, agriculture, gardening, and more.

FitPHX Apple Crunch -- Join in the "Apple Crunch" at Noon and help set a record for the "most participants in an apple-crunching event in downtown Phoenix."

View the Save the Date.

 Phoenix Food Day 2014 Results

Last year's Phoenix Food Day was a success!  The Phoenix Food Day committee wants to thank everyone for being a part of the celebration last year on Oct. 24.  Thanks to exhibitors, sponsors and volunteers, the event soared above expectations.  

  • More than 2,000 people attended the celebration.
  • Two thousand apples were distributed at the event for the 2nd Annual Apple crunch, which included crunches at six different Phoenix libraries and 300 apples were crunched into at the Phoenix PAC After-school Program!
  • More than 200 tickets were purchased at the inaugural Food Day Café and the proceeds were donated to the two participating cooking schools; Classic Cooking Academy and Helpings Kitchen.
  • More than 100 high school students attended the celebration including Desert Vista High School Steel Drum Band (and their amazing performance), Metropolitan Art Institute, and Bioscience High School.
  • Achieved a Zero-Waste event! By diverting more than 70% of our waste from the landfill (93 pounds of compostable material went to Recycled Cities  to be composted into soil and 655 pounds of recycled material went to the city of Phoenix recycling facility).

Event Partners

                                                                                            green team logo                 FIT PHX logo                 maricopa county public health wearepublichealth.org  

   saint luke's initiatives a catalyst for community health    Downtown Phoenix Inc. - dtphx.org    keep phoenix beautiful    PHX renews    St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance    Valley of the Sun United Way    Good food finder AZ - local first Arizona foundation