Huron’s Great Big Crunch!

October 24, 2014

Huron County, ON – Today schools across Huron County are crunching into local apples at the same time. “The Great Big Crunch” event, held this year on October 23, builds awareness and support for student nutrition programs.

The province-wide event is being organized in Huron County by the Huron Perth Eat and Learn Program. The Huron County Health Unit is a community partner of the program.

In addition to schools, workplaces like the Huron County Health Unit are also participating in The Great Big Crunch.

“Nutrition programs in schools encourage healthy eating in children. Having supportive environments in workplaces encourages healthy eating in our workforce,” says Annie Lukacsovics, Public Health Promoter with the Health Unit. “Our Great Big Crunch celebrated the importance of supportive environments for healthy eating in schools and workplaces.”

Lukacsovics says The Great Big Crunch also draws attention to the year-round availability of local produce.

To find out more about how you can support student nutrition programs in your community, contact your local school or the Huron Perth Eat and Learn Program.

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Our media contact is: Rita Marshall, Communications Coordinator, Huron County Health Unit, 519.482.3416 or toll-free 1.877.837.6143 ext. 2023 or rmarshall@huroncounty.ca

Our spokesperson is: Annie Lukacsovics, Public Health Promoter. Our media contact will connect you to our spokesperson on this topic.

For more information contact:

Rebecca Bartley, Communications Coordinator
519.482.3416 (ext 2023)
rbartley@huroncounty.ca