Cooking, Yoga and A Movie- Thursday at the Farmers Market

April 17, 2012


(NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- April 17, 2012)-Cooking, yoga and a movie plus the freshest fruits and vegetables in the area highlight the Kannapolis Farmers Market at 120 West Avenue this Thursday, April 19.

Fresh, the movie

As part of the NC Science Festival in Kannapolis, the Kannapolis Branch of the Cabarrus County Library is hosting a free showing of the movie Fresh at 4:30 pm. First released in 2009, Fresh features farmers, activists and entrepreneurs who illustrate how important and possible it is to eat foods from local sources. Stay after the movie and meet the farmers of the Kannapolis Farmers Market.

Cooking Demonstrations

Between 4 pm and 6 pm, the Chefs of 46 continue their weekly cooking demonstrations. Featured recipes for this Thursday showcase the use of raw vegetables and beans in tasty and filling vegetarian and vegan salads. Plenty of samples will be available for tasting.


Chair Yoga will be held at 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm followed by Yoga Basics at 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm. Chair yoga is the gentlest form of yoga and is performed while sitting in or leaning on a chair for support. Both classes provide the full range of yoga’s health benefits including improved flexibility, strength, concentration and posture. Yoga classes are held at these times each week at the Farmers Market

About The Farmers Market

The Kannapolis Farmers Market is co-sponsored by the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and the Piedmont Farmers Market. For the NCRC, supporting the year-round Farmers Market is way to engage the community in the goals of the research campus, which is to help people live longer, healthier lives. The market also spurs cottage industry and supports the livelihoods of the area’s farmers, food producers and local artisans.

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