Public Info

Learn How to Bring Healthy Vegetables to Your Holiday Table

Union County, NJ – Just in time for the winter holidays, the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County is offering a free class called “Bringing Vegetables to the Table,” conducted by Dr. Karen Ensle, Rutgers University Family and Community Health Sciences Educator. Dr. Ensle will demonstrate fun, easy ways to add more vegetables to your diet. Free tastings are included. The class is scheduled for Tuesday, November 30, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the County services building in Westfield. There is no fee but pre-registration is required by contacting Digna Torres at the Extension, 908-654-9854 or

“Vegetables are a perfect solution for hectic holidays,” said Dr. Ensle. “They are inexpensive, nutritious, and easy to prepare, and they provide wonderful new opportunities to add a creative spark to your holiday table.”

# #

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension is sponsored in part by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Cooperating Agencies: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and County Boards of Chosen Freeholders. Educational programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

# #

For more information on any Union County press release, please contact Sebastian D’Elia, Communications Director for the County of Union,  or a designee listed at the top of this press release.   Please join the County of Union online at

On Facebook at

On Twitter at