Diabetes coalition to host free grocery tour

Debbie RolenStaff Writer

May 23, 2013

A shopping tour will be held on Thursday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Kroger’s on Route 44 at Mount Gay. The tour is sponsored by Kroger’s and the Logan County Diabetes Coalition.

The guided grocery store tour is meant to help families buy healthy, affordable foods. Participants will meet in the front area of Kroger’s at 10 a.m. to practice buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices to find bargains, reading and comparing food labels, identifying whole grains and and sticking to a budget.

After the tour participants will receive a $10 gift card to the grocery store, a workbook full of tasty recipes and simple tips on buying healthy, low-cost foods, a reusable grocery bag and a calculator.

To register, call Dana Wright or Anise Nash with Logan County Diabetes Coalition, 304-691-1660.