Pumpkins & Kale Tomorrow At The Bartel-Pritchard Square Greenmarket

Pumpkins & Kale Tomorrow At The Bartel-Pritchard Square Greenmarket
Pumpkins at the Bartel-Pritchard Greenmarket

In addition to all the pumpkins you’ll find in stock at the Bartel-Pritchard Square Greenmarket, stop by on Wednesday, October 2 to grab a freshly made kale salad prepared by a real school food chef!

Wellness In The Schools, an organization that aims to inspire healthy eating,fitness and environmental awareness, will be on hand to help celebrate National Kale Day. This gorgeous leafy green is packed with with phytonutrient molecules, which help fight obesity, diabetes and heart disease and is dense with protein, high levels of vitamin C and K, iron, omega-3, and fiber.

Beginning at 10am the market will have delicious kale salads for sampling, prepared by a school food chef, as well as dietitians from Wellness In The Schools on hand to take your questions. Additional representatives will be able to help parents and caregivers electronically file lunch forms with the Department of Education for school-aged children in need.

Kale comes in many varieties and some better suited for certain dishes than others. Which type of kale bakes a better Kale chip and which one is better for juicing? Learn to tell the difference when you drop by the Bartel-Pritchard Square Greenmarket, located in Prospect Park at 15 Street and Prospect Park West/Southwest corners, which runs each Wednesday from 8am-3pm.