Tuesday, January 24

SU Ag Center Nutrition Educators partner with Community Organizations to host Nutrition and Wellness Symposium

Group photo

Attendees doing yoga.

Baton Rouge, La. – The Land-Grant Campus’ Nutrition Education staff partnered with the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church's Health Care Ministry and the Susan G. Komen Foundation to host a Nutrition and Wellness Symposium.

The event was held on January 14, 2017 at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

Marquetta L. Anderson, East Baton Rouge Parish Chair, Kiyana E. Kelly, East Baton Rouge Nutrition Educator and Extension Associates Stephanie M. Elwood and Ellen C. McKnight presented nutrition topics on:

MyPlate Vs MyPreferences
Eating with the Seasons
The Benefits of Gardening
Go, Slow and Whoa Food

Symposium attendees, who ranged from adolescents to seniors, were engaged and eager to learn. Activities included yoga, fitness sessions and herb and container garden planting.

For more information about the Land-Grant Campus’s nutrition education programs, contact us at 225-771-2242 or via e-mail at ellen_mcknight@suagcenter.com.


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