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Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County to hold virtual mushroom workshop

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County to hold virtual mushroom workshop

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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences will present the virtual program “Functional Foods: Mushrooms,” from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The presentation, sponsored by the Ocean City Public Library, is free and open to the public.

The presenter will be Chris Zellers, Cape May County FCHS educator/assistant professor. Participants of this program will learn historical, processing and preparation facts about mushrooms, their health benefits, and how to include them in a healthful plant-based diet.

“The program will increase participants’ knowledge of mushrooms and their understanding of the current research and recommendations regarding the inclusion of mushrooms in their diet,” said Zellers.

To register in advance for Functional Foods: Mushrooms on Sept. 14, go to: https://go.rutgers.edu/tg5asfyw. After registering, you will receive an email with information about joining the webinar. For more information about the program, call Julie at 609-399-2434, ext. 5222, or email jhoward@oceancitylibrary.org.

Please follow us on Facebook at FCHSCapeMayCounty for the latest program details. Also, for up to date information on the Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences Program, visit our website capemay.njaes.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.

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