Online video series helps shoppers make healthy choices


Taking a trip down the aisle can be a scary experience — and we’re not talking about marriage. We’re talking about the grocery store. Today, the North Carolina Cooperative Extension announced the release of a series of online videos created specifically to help consumers make smart and healthy decisions when they shop for various edibles.

Lunch date: Xpress visits Haw Creek Elementary-attachment0

Lunch date: Xpress visits Haw Creek Elementary

Lunch date: Xpress visits Haw Creek Elementary
We recently visited a third-grade class at Haw Creek Elementary School in east Asheville and joined the kids for lunch in the cafeteria. In this video, our Food & Features Coordinator Mackensy Lunsford chows down on chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and green beans, and talks to students about what they like (and don’t like) to eat and why.