Harvest Market – Summer Kids Program


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2017 FREE Kids Program presented by
Side Street Studio Arts

9102545495_8c1de95e04The DNA’s Harvest Market has partnered with Side Street Studio Arts to provide a FREE 10 week kids program each and every Thursday beginning the second week of June, at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, 200 N. Grove Avenue. This activity is an effort to promote and educate students (K – 6) about healthy eating, being active, and related activities with additional focus on sustainability and agriculture, plus time to shop, talk with vendors, etc. Interested Elgin organizations, kid clubs, church VBS committees, & child care providers are welcome to participate and sign up. Individiual families may sign up or just drop in! The program is sponsored in part by presenting sponsor AMITA Health.

Open to the general public with children to drop in (adults must be with their kids) or organized kids groups (If a group contact the market in advance by filling out an online application)

Basic itinerary:9473332562_af1aa2e7cc_o

Noon–12:10pm: Check-In at the info booth at the DNA’s Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, 200 North Grove, Elgin, IL (parking right onsite)

12:10pm: Welcome (Instructions will be given and water provided)

12:15pm – 1:30pm: Three onsite sessions (20 minutes each) which groups will then rotate to during this period of time with five minutes in between to transition to the next session.

1:30pm – 1:50pm:Return to the information booth to get scavenger hunt cards and get to know your local foods and farmers / Shop/ Restroom & Water break

1:50pm: Wrap-up, Q & A, take home packets!

2pm: Depart the Market