Miami, FL (BUSINESS WIRE) 1 February 2012
Little Haiti Farmers Market, a new weekly non-profit farmers’ market, a free community health fair host this Saturday, February 4th, 2012 by 10 to 14 hours to Touissant Louverture Elementary School in Little Haiti, at 120 NE 59 St, Miami, FL.
Health Fair, sponsored by the Department of Miami-Dade County Health is more than 20 health care providers to bring to the market to provide services and educational materials on important health questions, provide the municipality. Services include blood pressure screening and free health care for the whole family, information about breast and cervical cancer of the uterus, Medicare / Medicaid, diabetes, healthy eating, care and gifts and more!
are invited community members to take a tour of the garden near Little Haiti community, and at 13:00, watch a live cooking show with local celebrity chef Creole, because it shows how Haitian prepare healthy food. During the day Barry University will offer fitness games for kids of all ages.
Visit the Little Haiti
Farmers Market every Saturday for fresh agricultural, regional products and specialties in Haiti, including soups, peanut butter, jam, honey, fresh fruit juices, cosmetics natural and fun. Local businesses and organizations interested in sponsoring the market or have a stall should contact http://www.bochika.org, call (786) 529-2010 or by e-mail market (at) Bochica (dot) org.
about Little Haiti farmer’s market:
Little Haiti Farmers Market is a weekly community event where non-profit producers together to affordable, fresh and locally grown fruits and vegetables foods directly to consumers. Maintained by Bochica, Little Haiti Farmers Market is part of the campaign on healthy snacks to make decisions together in Miami, to transform food deserts and swamps of Miami food healthy, sustainable food systems. Supporters are the Miami-Dade County Health Department, Sak Pase Media Group, Circle One Marketing, DHaiti Notre Dame Catholic Church in Miami Jewish Health Systems motivate 54 Street Medical Plaza, Little Haiti Cultural Center, young people, Désulmé Alix & Associates, and South Florida Regional Planning Council. For more information, visit http://www.bochika.org/market.
Bochica is a 501c3 non-profit organization in 2010 in Miami, Florida founded. The mission is to strengthen impoverished and marginalized communities through participation Bochikas sustainable economic development programs, agriculture and social affairs. To fulfill this mission, the partners plan to Bochica with organizations of civil society in developing countries and require that the internal capacity to strengthen through the provision of essential resources for training, tools and technologies. Bochikas work was recognized by former President Bill Clinton in 2010 and received an award from Miami-Dade County in 2011. Bochica currently manages two major programs, the Garden of Tap Tap in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Little Haiti in Miami Farmers Market. For more information, visit http://www.bochika.org.
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