Grocery Store tours for kids offered

HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt County Extension and Outreach and Fareway will hold Grocery Store tours at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Aug. 10, 15 and 17 at the new Fareway in Humboldt. The guided grocery store tour teaches skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Want to save money at the store? Want to buy healthy food for your family? Need some tasty and healthy recipes? During the hour tour, you will practice skills like buying fruits and vegetables on a budget, comparing unit prices to find bargains, reading and comparing food labels, identifying whole grains, and sticking to your budget. After the tour you will receive: free $10 worth of healthy groceries of your choice using the skills you learned on the tour, a book full of tasty recipes, simple tips on buying healthy, and a reusable grocery bag.

To sign up, please call the Humboldt County Extension and Outreach Office at 515-332-2201 or email When registering make sure to tell the date and time you would like.