In addition to providing fresh and local whole foods to the community, the Downtown Houghton Farmer’s Market believes it has the unique opportunity to support community outreach, education, and wellness activities.
They are hosting the 2nd annual Health and Wellness Fair today from 3:00-5:00p.
Participants in attendance include: Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, UP Health System–Portage, Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center, MSU Extension, Portage Health Foundation, ACT4Health, and Senior Reach.
Free activities to those visiting the market include: blood pressure screenings, body fat analysis, balance testing, “Think Your Drink” hydration station, “Seasonal Superstars” trivia with giveaways, and the Hula Hoop fitness challenge.
This event brings together the community’s local growers and healthcare providers to offer a well-rounded perspective on health and nutrition for families.