NEW AT 530 MANY PEOPLE WHO WERE LOOKING TO MAKE HEALTHIER ETING CHOICES, ATTENDED A SPECIAL COOKING CLASS TODAY. THE GET HEALTHY COOKING CLASS, PRESENTED BY BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD WAS HELD AT THE RAILDROAD PARK ON 17TH STREET PLAZA. THIS WAS THE LAST COOKING CLASS OF THE SEASON. THEY ARE NORMALLY HELD ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH START FROM MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER1ST. THESE CLASSES SHOW ALTENATIVE OPTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO COOKING AND EATING HEALTHY. TEACHING FARM INSTRUCTORS FROM BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS, ALSO WITH BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD AND PIGGLY WIGGLY ALL CAME TOGETHER TO SHOWCASE THE IMPORTANCE OF EATING HEALTHY. ALAN GURGANUS, FARM INSTRUCTOR JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM. 1:128 “I say its very important because we all grow up going to the grocery store. We rarely get the opportunity to see where the food is grown and we are lucky that birmingham we have farms throughout the city that people can visit and students have the opportunity to visit everyday in their school days.” THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE WHO REGISTERED FOR THE CLASS RECEIVED A FREE BAG OF PRODUCE FROM PIGGLY WIGGLY TODAY’S MENU WAS SPICEY STEWED OKRA AND TOMATOES AND CORN SALAD WITH SWEET PEPPERS. ALL OF THE VEGGIES WERE GROWN AT SCHOOLS ALL AROUND THE CITY.